Burns as a result of assault: associated risk factors, injury characteristics, and outcomes.

@article{Kaufman2007BurnsAA,
  title={Burns as a result of assault: associated risk factors, injury characteristics, and outcomes.},
  author={Marla S. Kaufman and Christina C Graham and Dennis L Lezotte and James A. Fauerbach and Vincent Gabriel and Loren H. Engrav and Peter C. Esselman},
  journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={21-8; discussion 29}
}
The purpose of this study was to identify specific premorbid factors and injury characteristics associated with intentional burn injuries and to compare outcomes for individuals injured by assault and those with unintentional injuries. Participants sustaining major burns from May 1994 to August 2005 and consenting to a multisite, prospective, longitudinal outcome study were included. Etiology of the injury was classified as intentional (i.e., assault) or unintentional. Subjects <18 years old or… CONTINUE READING