Recent outcomes in the treatment of burn injury in the United States: a report from the American Burn Association Patient Registry.


This article reports outcomes of 6417 patients treated during 1991-1993 in 28 burn centers. Data were gathered by use of the ABA's computerized patient registry. Mean burn size was 14.1% total body surface area. There were 6087 survivors (95.9%); mortality rate among patients with inhalation injury was 29.4%. A probit analysis was used to construct a series… (More)


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