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RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 300-302


Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital

Altaf Hussain Ghumro, Abdul Hakeem Jamali, Inayat Ali Zardari, Mashooq Ali Khuwaja, Zulifqar Ali Imtiaz Memon, Imtiaz Ali Soomro.

Abstract
Objective: To detect the incidence and evaluate the management options of burn patients at our tertiary care hospital.
Methodology: Patients with burns admitted in surgical department of Peoples Medical College Hospital (PMHS) were included in the study. History, clinical examination and treatment were reviewed.
Results: Out of 80 patients, 30(37.5%) were male, 40(50%) female and 10(12.5%) children. Fifty(62.5%) patients suffered superficial burns and 30(37.5%) got deep burns. 76 (95%) patients were treated at PMCH whereas four (5%) were referred to burn unit Civil Hospital, Karachi
Conclusion: The incidence of burn in our study was lower as compared to other studies and the mortality rate was also lowest. Crystalloids were found to be the best fluid along with support of Albumin.

Key words: Crystalloids, Colloids, Albumin, Burns.


 
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Ghumro AH, Jamali AH, Zardari IA, Khuwaja MA, Memon ZAI, Soomro IA. Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 300-302.


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Ghumro AH, Jamali AH, Zardari IA, Khuwaja MA, Memon ZAI, Soomro IA. Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=5824 [Access: May 10, 2020].


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Ghumro AH, Jamali AH, Zardari IA, Khuwaja MA, Memon ZAI, Soomro IA. Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 300-302.



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Ghumro AH, Jamali AH, Zardari IA, Khuwaja MA, Memon ZAI, Soomro IA. Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. RMJ. (2020), [cited May 10, 2020]; 45(2): 300-302.



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Ghumro, A. H., Jamali, . A. H., Zardari, . I. A., Khuwaja, . M. A., Memon, . Z. A. I. & Soomro, . I. A. (2020) Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. RMJ, 45 (2), 300-302.



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Ghumro, Altaf Hussain, Abdul Hakeem Jamali, Inayat Ali Zardari, Mashooq Ali Khuwaja, Zulifqar Ali Imtiaz Memon, and Imtiaz Ali Soomro. 2020. Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 300-302.



Chicago Style

Ghumro, Altaf Hussain, Abdul Hakeem Jamali, Inayat Ali Zardari, Mashooq Ali Khuwaja, Zulifqar Ali Imtiaz Memon, and Imtiaz Ali Soomro. "Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 300-302.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Ghumro, Altaf Hussain, Abdul Hakeem Jamali, Inayat Ali Zardari, Mashooq Ali Khuwaja, Zulifqar Ali Imtiaz Memon, and Imtiaz Ali Soomro. "Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital." Rawal Medical Journal 45.2 (2020), 300-302. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Ghumro, A. H., Jamali, . A. H., Zardari, . I. A., Khuwaja, . M. A., Memon, . Z. A. I. & Soomro, . I. A. (2020) Incidence and management of burn patients at tertiary care hospital. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 300-302.








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