Epidemiological Analysis of Burn Injuries in Gülhane Military Medical Academy Burn Center

Mustafa Şengezer, Naki Selmanpakoğlu, Haluk Duman, Cengiz Çetin


A review of 422 hum patients admitted to the hum çenter at Gülhane Military Medical Academy was carried out during the years 1989-1993. The majority of the patients were m,en aged betzueen 20-29 years (mean age; 25.9). Plame injury was the most common type of hum (53.8 %) compared müh 28.4 % of patients who sustained scatd injury. 128 patients (30.3 %) had burns with a TBSA>50 %. Adult flama burns ıvere more common during summer time ıvhereas pediatric burns were more common İn the winter. The overall mortality was 22.4 and mean TBSA mas 55.7 % İn patients who died.

Key Words: epidemiology, hum, hum epidemiology.

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Online ISSN:2528-8644
Basılı ISSN:1300-6878 (önceki)

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