ABC of Burns by Francis Morris, June Eldhouse, William Brady, John Camm

By Francis Morris, June Eldhouse, William Brady, John Camm

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The programmes need to be executed with patience, persistence, and precision, targeting high risk groups. com on 30 September 2006 Clinical review Depending on the population of the country, burns prevention could be a national programme. This can ensure sufficient funds are available and lead to proper coordination of district, regional, and tertiary care centres. It could also provide for compulsory reporting of all burn admissions to a central registry, and these data could be used to evaluate strategies and prevention programmes.

There is generally no coordination between district hospitals and tertiary burn centres. Strategies for effective burn care in developing countries The approach to burn management has to be radically different from that in Western countries. Prevention programmes Prevention programmes should be directed at behavioural and environmental changes which can be easily adopted into lifestyle. The programmes need to be executed with patience, persistence, and precision, targeting high risk groups. com on 30 September 2006 Clinical review Depending on the population of the country, burns prevention could be a national programme.

The commonest mode of burn injury is a flame burn. Most such incidents are related to malfunctioning kerosene pressure stoves. These are cheap contraptions without safety features, and burns occur when carbon deposits block the kerosene vapour outlets. Unsupervised and careless handling of firecrackers during the festival of Diwali lead to an increased incidence of injuries during the festival period. Fire is also used in homicide and suicide. Problems in management Burn management in developing countries is riddled with difficulties.

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