First Aid Therapy Given At Home In Case Of Burn Injuries
Toanalyzeknowledgeoffirstaidforburns among burned patients presented in burn care unit of tertiary carehospital.
Setting and Design
The study design was observational cross- sectional based.
Subject and Method
Burned patients reporting at Tertiary Care Hospital were included in this study. Sample size was calculated using WHO calculator. The data was analyzed using SPSS version 20.
Initial period just after burn injury is very crucial. Therefore, proper seminars, drills educatingaboutfirstaidtherapyforburned patients should be encouraged at the educational institutions, offices,industries, shopping malls and through media among masses.
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