05. Impact of Burns from Stove Bursts

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• Majority of patients have involvement of trunk and upper and lower limbs. 4
• Inhalation injury can be found in up to 23% of patients and acts as a factor in mortality. 5
• Total Body Surface Area involved in males on average is 27% and 39% in females. 6
• For every person who dies of burns, many more are left with lifelong disability and disfigurements. 9
• There is stigma, rejection and economic loss both for the burn victim and their family. 9

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