Childhood burns in Sulaimaniyah province, Iraqi Kurdistan: a prospective study of admissions and outpatients.

@article{Othman2015ChildhoodBI,
  title={Childhood burns in Sulaimaniyah province, Iraqi Kurdistan: a prospective study of admissions and outpatients.},
  author={Nasih Othman and Denise Kendrick and Ahmad Al-Windi},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={394-400}
}
BACKGROUND While it is globally observed that young children are at a higher risk of burn injuries, little is known about childhood burns in Iraqi Kurdistan. This study was undertaken to describe the epidemiology of burns amongst pre-school children in this region. METHODS A prospective study was undertaken from November 2007 to November 2008 involving all children aged 0-5 years attending the burns centre in Sulaimaniyah province for a new burn injury whether treated as an outpatient or… CONTINUE READING