Burn Injuries in Elderly — A Retrospective Analysis of a Ten Year Period 14 injury

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Objective: Geriatric patients represent a separate group in the treatment of burn injury regarding pathogenesis, pathophysiology and therapeutic procedure. Methods: From 2000 to 2010 on our burn unit 53 patients aged over 60 years were treated. The mean age of the 27 women and 26 men was 76 years (60 102 years), with an average of 33.2% of total burn… (More)

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