Relevant Readings and Links

Relevant Readings

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  • World Health Organization. A WHO plan for burn prevention and care. 2008. Geneva.
    http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/other_injury/burns/en/index.html
  • Procter, F. Rehabilitation of the burn patient. Indian J Plast surg. 2010;43:S101-113.
  • World Health Organization. Safe surgery saves lives. The second global patient safety challenge. 2008. Geneva.
    http://www.who.int/patientsafety/safesurgery/en/
  • Albertyn R, Bickler SW, Rode H. Paediatric burn injuries in Sub-Saharan Africa-an overview. Burns 2006;32:605-612.
  • Farmer PE, Kim JY. Surgery and global health: a view from beyond the OR. World J Surg. 2008;32:533-536.
  • Odero W, Polsky S, Urbane D, Carel R, Tierney WM. Characteristics of injuries presenting to a rural health centre in western Kenya. East Afr Med J. 2007;84:367-373.
  • Ndiritu S, Ngumi ZWW, Nyaim O. Burns: the epidemiological pattern, risk and safety awareness at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. East Afr Med J 2006;83:455-460.
  • Oduor PR. Pediatric burns at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakur, Kenya. Annals of African Surgery. 2010;6:32-36.
  • Masiira-Mukasa N, Ombito BR. Surgical admissions to the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Kenya. East Afr Med J. 2002;79:373-378.
  • Haq A. Pattern of burn injuries at a Kenyan provincial hospital. Burns 1990;16:185-189.
  • Forjuoh SN. Burns in low- and middle-income countries: a review of available literature on descriptive epidemiology, risk factors, treatments, and prevention. Burns 2006;32:529-537.

International Classification of External Causes of Injuries (Version 1.2, 2004)

Relevant Links

Burn Pevention – Africa