An extraordinary cause of scalding injury in childhood.


In an attempt to statistically evaluate burn injuries in childhood in terms of incidence, aetiology, mortality and morbidity, a surprising aetiological cause was noticed, not only as having a high mortality rate, but also as being preventable in most cases if simple precautions are taken. Fifteen preschool children had been severely scalded in kitchens by… (More)


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@article{Tregn1997AnEC, title={An extraordinary cause of scalding injury in childhood.}, author={Murat C T{\"u}reg{\"u}n and Bahatt{\'i}n Cel{\'i}k{\"o}z and Muhammet Hilmi Nisanci and Naki Selmanpakoglu}, journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries}, year={1997}, volume={23 2}, pages={170-3} }