A review of burns treated over a one-year period at Mpilo Central Hospital, Zimbabwe.

@article{Muguti1994ARO,
  title={A review of burns treated over a one-year period at Mpilo Central Hospital, Zimbabwe.},
  author={Godfrey I. Muguti and D P Doolabh and C Chakanyuka and Anne M Fleming},
  journal={Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh},
  year={1994},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={214-7}
}
A retrospective study is presented of 297 patients (57% male and 43% female) treated for burns at Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe in 1991. Of the patients, 73% were in the paediatric age group, 60% of whom were under 5 years of age. Most burns occurred at home (90%), with the majority occurring in the kitchen (61%). The commonest burning agent… CONTINUE READING