Burn Information/Resources

Burn Information/ Resources


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We are not claiming ownership nor rights to the information listed below. It all belongs to belongs to other organizations, some of which are listed below. We are simply sharing and forwarding the information to ease public access to the resources.


Websites:

Journal of Burn Care & Research

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center

DOLBF Pinterest (Accumulated Sources)


FACTS and STATISTICS:

According to: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

” Burns are a global public health problem, accounting for an estimated 265 000 deaths annually.”

” Along with adult women, children are particularly vulnerable to burns. Burns are the 11th leading cause of death of children aged 1–9 years and are also the fifth most common cause of non-fatal childhood injuries”

See what the World Health Organization says!

According to: AMERICAN BURN ASSOCIATION (ABA)

” Statistics for 2015:

Burn Injuries Receiving Medical Treatment486,000

Survival Rate:  96.7%  
Gender:  69% Male, 31% Female
Ethnicity:  59% Caucasian, 20% African-American, 14% Hispanic, 7% Other
Admission Cause:  43% Fire/Flame, 34% Scald, 9% Contact, 4% Electrical, 3% Chemical, 7% Other
Place of Occurrence:  73% Home, 8% Occupational, 5% Street/Highway, 5% Recreational/Sport, 9% Other”

See what the American Burn Association says!


Topics:

  • Sleeping Problems After Burn Injury
  • Psychological Distress after Burn Injury
  • Understanding and Improving Body Image after Burn Injury
  • Managing Pain after Burn Injury
  • Social Interaction after Burn Injury
  • Employment after Burn Injury
  • Wound Care and Scar Management
  • Itchy Skin after Burn Injury
  • Help Your Child Recover- Build Your Child’s Resilience after Burn Injury
  • Going Back to School After a Major Burn Injury
  • Exercise after Burn Injury

Additional Resources:

  • Current Burn Technology
  • Inspirational Quotes
  • Booking Inspiration speaker
  • Fitness and Active Information
  • Touching Stories and Articles
  • Burn Survivor Literature

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