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Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Year : 2019, Volume : 13, Issue : 1
First page : ( 384) Last page : ( 389)
Print ISSN : 0973-9122. Online ISSN : 0973-9130.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0973-9130.2019.00074.4

Severe Injury of Burns: Retrospective Study in a Teaching Hospital-Iraq

Hameed Imad Hadi1, Ibraheam Israa Adnan2,*, Fakhir Fakhir Daffa3

1Biomedical Science Department University of Babylon, College of Nursing, Hillah City, Iraq

2Department of Biology, College of Science for Women, University of Babylon, Hillah City, Iraq

3Student, Biomedical Science Department University of Babylon, College of Nursing, Hillah City, Iraq

*Corresponding author: Imad Hadi Hameed, Biomedical Science Department, University of Babylon, College of Nursing, Hillah City, Iraq; Phone number: 009647716150716; E-mail: imad_dna@yahoo.com

Online published on 8 February, 2019.

Abstract

We retrospectively reviewed the characteristics of burn injuries in a Burn Unit-Hillah Teaching Hospital-Iraq from 2010 to 2015. A total of 24950 patients, including 14530 males and 10420 females. Distribution of burn injuries in 2010 according to male, female and age during twelve months (January, February, march, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December). It were 1070 (18.45%), 1281 (22.09%), 1297 (22.36%), 1429 (24.64%), and 723 (12.47%) in age group [(1–4), (5–14), (15–44), (45–64), and more than 65 years old respectively. In 2011 recorded 529 (25.49%), 513 (24.72%), 484 (23.32%), 393 (18.94%) and 156 (7.52%) in age groups respectively and recorded 178, 157, 192, 176, 166, 108, 108, 122, 178, 228, 210, 252 in January, February, march, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December respectively. In 2012 recorded total burn injuries 2223. It were 555 (24.97%), 620 (27.89%), 526 (23.66%), 368 (16.55%), and 154 (6.93%) according to age groups respectively and 278, 224, 252, 172, 208, 87, 170, 155, 151, 140, 160, 226 according twelve months respectively. In 2013 found 796(18.17%), 1190 (27.16%), 1362 (31.09%), 737(16.82%), and 296(6.76%) according to age groups respectively and 256, 297, 343, 343, 383, 348, 372, 387, 418, 439, 402, and 393 in twelve months respectively with 3388 total burn injuries. In 2014 found 72(2.1%), 521(15.4%), 834(24.6%), 919(27.1%), 644(19%), 306(9.1%), and 92(2.7%) according to age groups respectively and 556, 475, 646, 564, 390, 53, 36, 53, 114, 155, 201, and 145 in twelve months respectively with 2459 total burn injuries. In 2015 found 23(0.9%), 208(8.5%), 539(21.9%), 864(35.1%), 674(27.4%), 151(6.1%), and 0 (0%) according to age groups respectively and 115, 68, 90, 90, 91, 115, 219, 281, 346, 331, 354, and 359 in twelve months respectively with 2459 total burn injuries. In 2016 found 0(0.0%), 265(5.73%), 916(19.18%), 1586 (34.29%), 1593 (34.5%), and 274(5.92%), according to age groups respectively and 115, 68, 90, 90, 91, 115, 219, 281, 346, 331, 354, 359 in twelve months respectively with 2459 total burn injuries.

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Keywords

Burn, Death, Gender, Hospital stay, Retrospective, Survival.

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