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Erratum to: Epidemiology of burn injuries in Nepal: a systemic review

Burns & Trauma20175:15

https://doi.org/10.1186/s41038-017-0081-0

Received: 5 May 2017

Accepted: 9 May 2017

Published: 24 May 2017

The original article was published in Burns & Trauma 2017 5:10

Erratum

After the publication of this article [1] the editor noticed some erroneous ‘n’ values in the sub-headings of Table 2. The original article has been updated to omit these values. The correct updated version of the table is also shown below.
Table 2

Mechanism of burn injury in Nepal

Study

Age group

Total patient number, n

Flame burn

(%)

Scald burn

(%)

Electric burn

(%)

Contact burn

(%)

Chemical burn

(%)

Others

(%)

Liu et al. [5]

All ages

237

152(64.1)

67(28.3)

9(3.8)

1(0.4)

3(1.3)

5(2.1)

Shrestha et al. [8]

Pediatrics

22

10(45.4)

12(54.5)

Poudel-Tandukar et al. [9]

Pediatrics

350

125(35.7)

187(53.4)

36(10.3)

2(0.6)

Chalise et al. [10]

All ages

50

33(66.0)

8(16.0)

7(14.0)

2(4.0)

Dahal et al. [6]

All ages

100

64(64.0)

21(21.0)

14(14.0)

1(1.0)

Rai et al. [11]

All ages

78

48(61.5)

15(19.2)

11(14.1)

4(5.1)

Gupta et al. [29]

All ages

54

21(38.9)

32(59.3)

1(1.9)

Sharma et al. [7]

All ages

819

633(77.3)

69(8.4)

104(12.7)

2(0.2)

5(0.6)

6(0.7)

Notes

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Plastic Surgery Department, Kirtipur Hospital

Reference

  1. Sanjib T, Surendra Jung B. Epidemiology of burn injuries in Nepal: a systemic review. Burns & Trauma. 2017;5:10. doi:10.1186/s41038-017-0075-y.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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