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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1994;18(2):19.
Clinical and Statistical Observation in Occupational Burned Patients
Yang Soo Lee, M.D., Joong Son Chon, M.D., Won Jin Choi, M.D.*, Sook Ja Lee, M.D., Sang Hun Kim, M.D. , Kyung Bae Seo, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine
직업과 관련된 화상의 임상적 조사
이양수, 전중선, 최원진*, 이숙자, 김상훈, 서경배
한림대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실 및 외과학교실*

This is a review and clinical analysis of 444 cases of work-related burn patients who were admitted to the burn center of Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine, Hallym University during the 3 years from January 1990 to December 1992.

The purpose of this study is to show the status of work-related burned patients.

The results are as follows:

1) The highest incidence of age group was between 21 and 30 years old (182 cases, 40.1%).

2) Sex distribution was 412 males (92.8%), 32 females (7.2%).

3) The most common cause was flame burn (66.0%), and the next was electrical burn (13.3%).

4) The average burned surface was 30%.

5) The average length of stay was 57 days.

6) The most common employment sector was manufacturing, followed by trade.

7) The most frequent complication was joint contracture, followed by hypertrophic scar.

8) 23 patients were required amputation.

Key Words: Work-related burn, Clinical analysis


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