Courtney E. Allen, Janet Figueroa, Maneesha Agarwal, Wendalyn K. Little
Abstract: Background and Objective. Scald burns are a major cause of pediatric burn injuries. Instant soups have been identified as one source of these injuries. This study aims to quantify and characterize these injuries in pediatric patients. Methods. Ten-year query of National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database identified instant soup- and noodle-related scald burns in children aged 4 to 12 years. Data included patient demographics, injured body part, case narratives, and emergency department dis…
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