burn centre

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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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On Friday, Yamada was unconscious in the burn intensive care unit of Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center.
The new Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital features a Dedicated Burn Intensive Care Unit, new and larger hyperbaric chambers, hydrotherapy, and special VDR-4 ventilators.
Martin, who suffered second- and third-degree burns over 18 percent of her body, remained in critical condition in the burn intensive care unit at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, officials said.