Development and validation of a Scottish model for prediction of burns mortality

University of Glasgow

Past award

Student: Victoria Armour : University of Glasgow

Year Award Started: 2015

Severe burns can be complex injuries with sequlae including disfigurement, disability , psychological
issues and mortality. Although burns mortality has fallen in recent decades, treatment is still difficult
and time consuming. In the past models have been used to predict mortality from burn injury. The
aim of this project is to produce a burns prediction model for the Scottish burns population,
providing a tool for service evaluation and an aid in clinical decision making which will ultimately
ensure that resources are directed to the patients most in need and that decisions in patient care
are based upon appropriate evidence.

Research area: Other conditions


Dr Charlotte Gilhooly
School of Medicine