A Study of Burn Deaths in North Karnataka

Tapse, Sunil P.; Shetty, Vinay B.; Jinturkar, Anil D.
July 2012
Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology;Jul-Dec2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p199
Academic Journal
This is an epidemiological profile of the burn fatalities brought to the morgue of Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences & Teaching Hospital Bidar. The study explores the incidence, age-gender distribution, time of occurrence, place of occurrence, socio-economic status, survival period, place of death, cause of death, body surface area involved, manner of death and monthly distribution. From the observations and analysis, certain etiologies are elicited and their preventive measures are suggested.


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