burn centre

burn centre

A specialised unit in a hospital dedicated to the treatment, rehabilitation and follow-up care for patients with clinically significant burns.

Statistics, Burn Center Admissions 2000-2009, US
Survival—94.8%; 
Gender—70% male, 30% female;
Ethnicity—63% Caucasian, 17% African-American, 14% Hispanic, 6% Other;
Cause—42% fire/flame, 31% scald, 9% contact, 4% electrical, 3% chemical, 11% other;
Place—66% home, 10% occupational, 8% street/highway, 16% other.
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MULTAN -- Three United Kingdom (UK) based plastic surgeons examined one hundred patients of re-constructive surgery on the opening day of a camp at Pak Italian Modern Burn Centre here Wednesday.
MULTAN -- Three United Kingdom based plastic surgeons will visit Pak Italian Modern Burn Centre for holding reconstructive camp and imparting training to Pakistani
Birmingham Children's Hospital's new pounds 19 million Burn Centre will be officially opened by the Earl of Wessex next month.
Brian Woods-Scawen, chairman of the Burn Centre Campaign, said: "Now is the public's chance to help to ensure that the centre officially opens in October.
MULTAN -- Cosmetic surgery at Pak Italian Modern Burn Centre, Nishtar Medical Institute will begin within next six months for which the health facility is specialized for other than plastic and burnt cases surgeries.
LAHORE -- Acid throwing incidents are on the rise in the country as 235 cases were reported in Burn Centre of Mayo Hospital during the last year 2012.
Dear Editor, All of us at Birmingham Children's Hospital were delighted with the coverage you have given to the recent launch of The Red Balloon Appeal - the first stage of which is to raise just over pounds 500,000 from the public for the new Burn Centre at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
The Edgbaston firm has pledged to celebrate the milestone anniversary this year by raising vital funds for Birmingham Children's Hospital Red Balloon Appeal - Burn Centre Campaign.
MULTAN -- A youth with burn injuries from selfimmolation committed a week ago died at a burn centre here in late hours of Wednesday.
In addition, the performance of the Burn Centre of the medical complex has been unsatisfactory while more than 20 percent of the patients are shifted to Khariyan Burn Centre for treatment, sources in PIMS informed.
Assistant campaign manager for the burn centre Carol Mullins said: "We are constantly looking at ways to raise money for the hospital and the Burn Centre Campaign really needs that extra bit of support.
ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- The people living in twin cities and adjoining areas facing enormous problems and inconvenience owing to shortage of beds in Burn Centre of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).