Tandir burns: a severe cause of burns in rural Turkey.

  title={Tandir burns: a severe cause of burns in rural Turkey.},
  author={M{\"u}fide Nuran Akçay and G{\"u}rkan Ozt{\"u}rk and B{\"u}lent Aydinli and B{\"u}nyamin Ozoğul},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  volume={34 2},
Tandir is the name given to an oven used for baking bread in the eastern and south-eastern part of Anatolia. Tandir burn is a special kind of burns in which primarily women and small children fall in it and have deep extensive burns (TBSA %). The records of 60 patients with tandir burn who were treated in our Burn Center from September 1999 to January 2006 were reviewed. The patients consisted of 9.2% of all burned patients. The mean age was 17.10 years (1-60 years) and 61.50% of the patients… CONTINUE READING