Incidence Of Types Of Burns Among Patients Of Burn Care Units Of Tertiary Care Hospitals Of Islamabad
To identify the causes responsible for burn injuries among common population.
Setting and Design: Study was carried out for a period of three months from September 2019 to November 2019 in the burn care units of tertiary care hospitals of Islamabad.
Subject and Method: The study design used was Cross-sectional questionnaire based. 146 burn patients were included in the study who presented in the burn care units of the tertiary care hospitals of Islamabad. Technique of systemic random sampling was adopted. SPSS version 20 was used for data analysis.
Conclusion: Burns are one of the most common household injuries worldwide. These can be prevented by some simple precautionary measures and if handled timely and appropriately can be successfully managed with minimal complications and better cosmetic outcomes.
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