A prospective study of suicidal burns admitted to the Harare burns unit.

The aim of this study was to obtain prospective information on suicidal (attempted suicide) burns patients admitted to the Harare burns unit during 1995-1998. Forty-seven patients, 42 females (89%) and five males (11%), evenly distributed throughout the period of study, were included. The median age was 25 years, range 13 to 50 years. Thirty were housewives… CONTINUE READING