Clothing burns in Canadian children.


A Canadian survey of 11 tertiary care pediatric centres with specialized burn facilities revealed that an estimated 37 children up to 9 years of age are admitted annually to such hospitals because of clothing burns. Sleepwear accounts for an estimated 21 such burns per year. Girls were found to suffer the most severe burns and represented eight of the nine… (More)


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@article{Stanwick1985ClothingBI, title={Clothing burns in Canadian children.}, author={Richard S Stanwick}, journal={Canadian Medical Association journal}, year={1985}, volume={132 10}, pages={1143-9} }