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Burn Severity Score

Purpose:

To estimate the risk of mortality for a burn patient using the severity of burn injury scoring system of the Belgium Outcome in Burn Injury Study Group.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T20-T25, T26-T28, T29-T32

Description:

The Belgian Outcome in Burn Injury Study Group developed a score for grading the severity of a burn injury. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Ghent University and other institutions in Belgium.

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