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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ISLAMABAD -- The death of a seven year old who spent around three weeks in the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) Burn Centre, has triggered criticism of its doctors, with the child's relatives claiming he was not given attention or medical treatment.
MULTAN -- Another victim of Ahmedpur East oil tanker inferno, ,Mushtaq, succumbed to his injuries at Burn Centre of Nishtar Hospital here on Friday morning.
BAHAWALPUR -- JI Amir Siraj ul Haq has said that the rulers are so stone hearted that even after such horrendous tragedy no burn centre has been announced for Bahawalpur by Prime Minister and Chief Minister Punjab.
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.
The injured have been shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) burn centre.
LAHORE -- A meeting was held here to review treatment of injured persons of Bahawalpur Tragedy at Jinnah Burn centre on Thursday.
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.
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.
Naheed Anjum, who is in-charge of Burn Centre, said that the victims were in critical condition because they have received 60 to 70 percent burns.
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.