30 Years of Burn Disasters within the UK Guidance for UK Emergency Preparedness

Horner, C.W., Crighton, E., and Dziewulski, P. (2012). 30 Years of Burn Disasters within the UK: Guidance for UK Emergency Preparedness. (Abstract only.) Burns. 38(4):578-84.
This article reviews 37 disasters from 1980-2009 that occurred in the UK; only 3 disasters included had more than 5 patients with greater than 10% body surface burned. Findings may be used for surge staff and bed planning and pre-hospital care, as well as to inform exercise planning.
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