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The impact of combined trauma and burns on patient mortality


, : The impact of combined trauma and burns on patient mortality. Journal of Trauma 58(2): 284-288

Background: Combined trauma and burn injuries are uncommon and seldom studied. There is a presumption that these patients fare worse than their trauma-and burn-only counterparts, but the mortality risk has not been quantified. Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study using the 1994 to 2002 National Trauma Data Bank.

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PMID: 15706189

DOI: 10.1097/00004630-200303002-00012


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