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Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine

Study of predisposing factors in fatal thermal injuries

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Author Details : Sudeepa Das, Niranjan Sahoo, MK Hansda, SN Mishra, AK Shukla

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 29-31

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Thermal burns are major cause of death and disability affecting to the developing countries like India. High mortality has become a medical problem in rural India. The females are the usual sufferers. The mortality is almost 100% at the extremes of the age. Mostly the incidence took place in living place. Thin built and medium built individuals are usual sufferers with stout built individuals pose a great defense with less mortality. Higher income group people are the least sufferers. Most important factor is the percentage of surface area burn which is responsible for the fatality of the cases.

Burn, Fatal, Predisposing factor, Thermal injury

How to cite : Das S, Sahoo N, Hansda M, Mishra S, Shukla A, Study of predisposing factors in fatal thermal injuries. Indian J Forensic Community Med 2017;4(1):29-31

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