Children with burn injuries-assessment of trauma, neglect, violence and abuse

  title={Children with burn injuries-assessment of trauma, neglect, violence and abuse},
  author={Michael H. Toon and Dirk M. Maybauer and Lisa L. Arceneaux and John F. Fraser and Walter Meyer and Antoinette Runge and Marc O Maybauer},
  booktitle={Journal of injury & violence research},
Burns are an important cause of injury to young children, being the third most frequent cause of injury resulting in death behind motor vehicle accidents and drowning. Burn injuries account for the greatest length of stay of all hospital admissions for injuries and costs associated with care are substantial. The majority of burn injuries in children are scald injuries resulting from hot liquids, occurring most commonly in children aged 0-4 years. Other types of burns include electrical… CONTINUE READING
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