burn centre(redirected from Burn Intensive Care Unit)
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burn centreA 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
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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