Intentional burn injury: an evidence-based, clinical and forensic review.

@article{Greenbaum2004IntentionalBI,
  title={Intentional burn injury: an evidence-based, clinical and forensic review.},
  author={Adam R Greenbaum and Jeremy Donne and Diana Wilson and Kenneth William Dunn},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={628-42}
}
Burn injury can be inflicted intentionally either by one person to another whenever one has the ability to physically control the other, or it can be self-inflicted. There is scant evidential basis for much that is written about and practiced in the evaluation and care of patients that have sustained intentional burn injuries. Yet this is an area in which medical personnel must necessarily be trained in both the therapeutic and forensic aspects of a complex problem. Failure to appreciate the… CONTINUE READING

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