publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Thermische Verletzungen im Kindesalter: Eine retrospektive Kohortenstudie von 212 Fällen

Sperling, Patrik Leonhart;
Open Access German
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: Germany
On the basis of an retrospective data analysis distribution pattern of burns and scalds should be investigated based on age and gender. 212 patients were mapped in the age of 0 to 16 years, which were treated residential in the university hospital of the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg between 01.01.2004 and 31.12.2009. The majority of thermic injuries in childhood are scalds. Affected are primarily infants. Burns are more common with elder children and adolescents. Boys are more endangered than girls to endure such injuries. Scalds occur more likely during winter, whereas burns occur more likely during summer. The upper body is most likely to be affected...
free text keywords: Verbrühung, Kind, Verbrennung <Medizin>, ddc:610
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