News tagged with burn injuries

Infants at highest risk for childhood burns

(HealthDay)—One-year-old infants are 10 times more likely to suffer burns and scalds than older children, and the main causes of these injuries are hot drinks and hair irons, a new British study finds.

Feb 04, 2014
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Reducing the risk of burns at home

(Medical Xpress)—Home is where most of us feel safest, but it's also where nearly 80 per cent of all burn injuries occur, new research shows.

Dec 11, 2012
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Post-injury blood alcohol inversely tied to mortality

(HealthDay)—For patients with traumatic injuries, there is an inverse dose-response association between blood alcohol concentration and in-hospital mortality, according to a study published in the December ...

Dec 03, 2012
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