he Epidemiological Study of Burned Patients in West Azarbalian (1382)

Khoshkalam, M and Jamirzadeh, J (2004) he Epidemiological Study of Burned Patients in West Azarbalian (1382). J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac, 2 (3). pp. 112-126.


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Bum injuries still produce a significant morbidity and mortality in Iran. This study was carried out to show the epidemiology, mortality, and etiological factors of burned patients in province of west Azarbaijan. Methods & Materials: This study was a cross‑sectional survey. All of the 712 burned patients hospitalized in Emam hospital in Urmia at 1382 were studied. The checklist collected the required data. Results: The results indicated that flame was the most common etiologic factor of bums (40.7%).52 percent of burned patients were inhabitant in Urmia city. 46.7 percent of the patients were illiterate.30.2 of the burned patients died. In 17.8 percent of patients BBS was more than 50%. 52. 1 % percent of the patients were fernale.54.8 percent of the patients were married. Discussion: 40.5 percent of deaths were in patients burned with flame and 40.6 percent of them were in (25‑35) age group. 54.3 percent of children were under 5 years old and 19.8 percent of older children burned with hot liquids. Based on the results of this study, a bum center must be established in Urmia city

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Epidemiology, Bum, West Azarbaijan
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email gholipour.s@umsu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2018 04:45
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2018 04:45
URI: http://eprints.umsu.ac.ir/id/eprint/4631

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