The epidemiology of patients with burn injuries admitted to Norwegian hospitals in 2007.

@article{Onarheim2009TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of patients with burn injuries admitted to Norwegian hospitals in 2007.},
  author={Henning Onarheim and Svein Arthur Jensen and Bj\orn Erik Rosenberg and Anne Berit Guttormsen},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={1142-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To study the incidence and outcome of burns in Norway in 2007, and to establish estimates for effective length of stay, mortality and economical costs. METHODS Data from the Norwegian Patient Registry on all patients discharged from all somatic hospitals in Norway in 2007 with main or subsidiary diagnosis of burn injury (ICD-10: T20-31) were collected. RESULTS Seven hundred and twenty-six patients (65.0% male) with acute burns were admitted to Norwegian hospitals in 2007… CONTINUE READING

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