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Trauma, burns, and skin injury 

Trauma, burns, and skin injury
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Trauma, burns, and skin injury
Author(s):

Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696277.003.0012
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date: 26 May 2019

Trauma

Drowning

Severe burns

Electrocution

Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Trauma is the biggest killer in the UK of those under the age of 45. Trauma deaths can be divided into 3 phases: those that occur at the time of injury, those that occur in the first few hours (and are largely preventable) and those occurring weeks later....

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