The outcomes of becoming a pediatric burn center in Turkey


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Oztorun C. I. , Demir S., Azili M. N. , Senayli A. , Livanelioglu Z., Senel E.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.22, no.1, pp.34-39, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjtes.2015.46417
  • Title of Journal : ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-39
  • Keywords: Burn center, mortality, pediatric burns, EPIDEMIOLOGIC DATA, MORTALITY, CHILDREN

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Burns are one of the most important causes of traumatic death in children worldwide. A pediatric burn center was established in our hospital in August 2009. The aim of this study was to compare patient profiles and data before and after the burn treatment center was established.