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۱Epidemiology of Domestic Gas Burns in National Burn Centre in Iran from 2008 to 2013
اطلاعات انتشار: World Applied Sciences Journal، سي و سوم،شماره۶، ۲۰۱۵، سال
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Burn injuries constitute one of the most important public health concerns particularly in the developing countries. In our country, the natural gas is used as a common source of energy for domestic heating, cooking and etc; consequently the burn accident caused by gas is considerable. The aim of present study was to document the prevalent epidemiologic pattern and outcome of domestic gas burn injuries in Tehran Burn Century in order to provide vital information for advance strategies to reducing the frequency of burns. This retrospective study was performed on patients with domestic gas burns who were admitted to the Motahary hospital, a referral hospital and burn center in Tehran. Demographic and clinical data were gathered from medical records of the patients admitted to this hospital from March 2008 to March 2013 by a predefined questionnaire. Results showed that: A total of 1374 patients included in this study, 1067 (77.7%) were males and 307 (22.3%) were females. The mean age was 33.4±16.3 years (max: 1 and min 87 years old).The mean length of hospital stay was 13.3±11.4 day (range 1–83 days). The overall mortality rate was 21.2% (291 out of 1374). Among all of patients, more frequent cause are caused by town gas (methane gas) with 832 (60.6%), followed by domestic LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) with 542 (39.4%).inConclusion:regardless the fact that burns are an important public health point in Iran, there is noticeable imperfection of work place safety regulation, so safe home and kitchen appliance should be provided for consumers.
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