Burn patients during the Summer Solstice festivities: A retrospective analysis in a hospital burn unit from 2005 to 2015.

@article{Compaa2016BurnPD,
  title={Burn patients during the Summer Solstice festivities: A retrospective analysis in a hospital burn unit from 2005 to 2015.},
  author={Francisco Javier Pacheco Compa{\~n}a and Edgar Mauricio Avellaneda Oviedo and Alba Gonz{\'a}lez Rodr{\'i}guez and Sara Alicia Gonz{\'a}lez Porto},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={
          1567-1572
        }
}
AIM San Juan (Summer Solstice) is an annual festival celebrated in many parts of Spain on June 24 by lighting bonfires on beaches and in open air. The aim of this study is to analyse the patient profile of those sustaining burns the night before San Juan. MATERIAL AND METHODS The data of 179 patients who sustained burns on June 23 and 24 between 2005 and 2015 were collected retrospectively. RESULTS The average age of the patients involved in this study was 27.33 years, with males… CONTINUE READING
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