Childhood burns at the Paediatric Institute Kuala Lumpur.

Sharaf Ibrahim, M. B. Omar, E. C. Gan, A. Rauf, N. B. Johari, H. B. Yusof

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A prospective study of 94 burned children was carried out from January 1993 to October 1994. Scalding was the predominant cause of injury affecting mainly toddlers between 1 and 3 years old. Ninety-six per cent of the injuries occurred at home. There was 1 death following an 81% flame burns. An intense campaign to make parents aware of the hazards is required as almost all the injuries were preventable.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-225
Number of pages5
JournalThe Medical journal of Malaysia
Volume50
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1995

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Burns
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Wounds and Injuries
Parents
Prospective Studies

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Ibrahim, S., Omar, M. B., Gan, E. C., Rauf, A., Johari, N. B., & Yusof, H. B. (1995). Childhood burns at the Paediatric Institute Kuala Lumpur. The Medical journal of Malaysia, 50(3), 221-225.

Childhood burns at the Paediatric Institute Kuala Lumpur. / Ibrahim, Sharaf; Omar, M. B.; Gan, E. C.; Rauf, A.; Johari, N. B.; Yusof, H. B.

In: The Medical journal of Malaysia, Vol. 50, No. 3, 09.1995, p. 221-225.

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Ibrahim, S, Omar, MB, Gan, EC, Rauf, A, Johari, NB & Yusof, HB 1995, 'Childhood burns at the Paediatric Institute Kuala Lumpur.', The Medical journal of Malaysia, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 221-225.
Ibrahim S, Omar MB, Gan EC, Rauf A, Johari NB, Yusof HB. Childhood burns at the Paediatric Institute Kuala Lumpur. The Medical journal of Malaysia. 1995 Sep;50(3):221-225.
Ibrahim, Sharaf ; Omar, M. B. ; Gan, E. C. ; Rauf, A. ; Johari, N. B. ; Yusof, H. B. / Childhood burns at the Paediatric Institute Kuala Lumpur. In: The Medical journal of Malaysia. 1995 ; Vol. 50, No. 3. pp. 221-225.
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