Epidemiology of hospitalized burn patients in a tertiary care hospital in South India.

@article{Ganesamoni2010EpidemiologyOH,
  title={Epidemiology of hospitalized burn patients in a tertiary care hospital in South India.},
  author={Sivaram Ganesamoni and Vikram Kate and Jagdish Sadasivan},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={422-9}
}
BACKGROUND The epidemiological pattern of burns varies widely in different parts of the world. To suggest effective preventive measures, an insight into the pattern of injury is desirable. However, data on burn victims and outcome is limited from this part of the world. METHODS This study was conducted in the Department of Surgery, from April 2006 to April 2007. All consecutive patients with major burns admitted for in-hospital treatment during the study period were included in the study. The… CONTINUE READING

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