Burns

In terms of burns, 10% of people burned will require hospitalisation within AU and NZ

In WA in 2014, the statistics for burns that was admitted to RPH:

  • 226 adult admissions and 4 readmissions to RPH
  • Flames 42.3%
  • Scalds 30.2%
  • Contact 7.1%
  • Chemical 9.1%

There were 3387 burn patients being seen in the outpatient clinic setting.