Volume 5 Issue 8 (August, 2017)

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Epidemiological study of burnt patients admitted in a Hospital in a Tertiary Hospital
Rajinder Kumar Sharma

Background: Burn is a worldwide general medical issue related with critical horribleness and mortality, for the most part in low-and center salary nations. We played out a fundamental audit to analyze the epidemiological attributes of burn harms in a hospital in North India. Materials and Methods: Prospective information was gathered after educated assent from all burn patients admitted to the Hospital amid the investigation period. Information about patients socio-statistic profile, mode of burn, material of garments worn by the victim at the time of the occurrence and result were recorded on a pre-outlined and pre-tried poll from the patients themselves on the off chance that they were all around ok or from their guardians. Result: Out of 140 burn patients conceded amid the examination time frame, 78 were females. Greater part were in the vicinity of 20 and 39 years old. Fire/ flame related burn and scalds represented more than 52% of burn as a rule, and were the most well-known sorts of wounds saw among kids and ladies with most burns happening in the home. Greatest number of females were wearing synthetic garments who experienced fire wounds. Electrical burns occurred for the most part among men. Conclusion: Burn wounds can be lessened by achieving directions to create more secure cooking machines, elevating less inflammable textures to be exhausted at home and teaching the group particularly ladies.
Keywords: Burns; Epidemiology; Risk factors; Accidental, Flame Injuries.

Corresponding author: Dr. Rajinder Kumar Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, TSM Medical College Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

This article may be cited as: Sharma RK. Epidemiological study of burnt patients admitted in a Hospital in a Tertiary Hospital. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2017;5(8):16-19.

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