Outcome of Surgical Treatment of Burn in Elderly Patients in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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Babur M. Shakirov
Hydoiberdy H. Karabaev
Komil R. Tagaev

Abstract

Introduction: Treatment of burns is a health problem, with long hospitalisation stay in both intensive care units and general wards.  Elderly burn injuries need to be treated and special considerations are necessary.   

Material: In this study, there are presented the results of 396 patients aged 60-92 years, with deep burns who were treated in the Burns Department at the Republican Research Centre of Samarkand Urgent Medical Aid Emergency Medicine Uzbekistan.

Methods and Results: The results of surgical treatment of deep burns were associated with the wide application of active surgical tactics in the overall treatment of burn patients.

Conclusion: This method made it possible to shorten considerably the patient’s hospital stay.

 

Keywords:
Elderly, burns and surgical treatment

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M. Shakirov, B., H. Karabaev, H., & R. Tagaev, K. (2018). Outcome of Surgical Treatment of Burn in Elderly Patients in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Asian Journal of Research in Surgery, 1(1), 1-4. Retrieved from https://journalajrs.com/index.php/AJRS/article/view/24650
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