Characterization of Publications on Burns in Brazil and Changes Resulting from Trauma in Brazil: Systematic Review of the Literature

Karen Rayara Bezerra Lima, Sara Porfirio De Oliveira, Glória Catarina Beserra Rodriguez, Rayane Araujo Do Nascimento, Livia Maria Nunes, Kezauyn Miranda Aiquoc, Ellen De Fatima Lima Vasconcelos, Jose Joandson De Souza Dos Santos, Sabrina Daiane Gurgel Sarmento, Rodrigo Assis Neves Dantas, Daniele Vieira Dantas, Maria Do Carmo De Oliveira Ribeiro (+9 others)
2016 International Archives of Medicine  
Objective: to conduct a systematic review of the literature on the characterization of publications on burns in Brazil and changes resulting from trauma Methods and Results: The databases LILACS, BDENF, MEDLINE, SciELO and the Portal of Periodicals of CAPES were searched, according to the methodology of PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyzes). Data were collected following a structured script containing: author, database, year, type of study/approach,
more » ... y/approach, Journal, research place, gender, age, event location, etiologic agent, depth, the percentage of body surface burned and systemic changes caused by the burns. Of 49 studies identified, 16 met the inclusion criteria. Analyzing the sample for the event characteristics, it was observed a higher incidence of accidents in males. The main causes of burns were heated by liquid, followed by direct flame. Regarding the classification, the most frequent injury was the 2 nd
doi:10.3823/2262 fatcat:n2dwzskoxncthlxr7wqada6dny