Childhood burn injury : Epidemiological , management and emerging injury prevention studies

@inproceedings{Niekerk2004ChildhoodBI,
  title={Childhood burn injury : Epidemiological , management and emerging injury prevention studies},
  author={Ashley van Niekerk and Mark Nowell},
  year={2004}
}
Reports have indicated that burn injuries are dangerous and often result in fatalities among young children in low-income contexts. Burn injuries in childhood are often severe events resulting in painful long-term effects. Apart from causing death, thermal injuries may cause disabling scars not only to the skin or body of the child, but also to her or his psyche. Psychological, educational and social adjustment to the injury and its physical consequences may be complicated by a range of factors… CONTINUE READING

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