Haukeland University hospital is working to prevent scald and burn injuries among children. In a recently published report it was revealed that children under the age of three are admitted to hospital for burn and scald injuries 12 times as often as children over the age of five and adults. There is therefore a need to find new methods to prevent these types of injuries, as they can have severe consequences and result in the need for skin transplants.
In connection to the project “Prevention of scald injuries among young children» Haukeland University hospital invite to a conference on the topic.
Clarion Hotel Bergen Airport
April 23rd 2015
More than 50 people have already registered for the conference, but there is still time to join as the deadline has been moved to April 10th .
The organizers have invited several speakers to the conference. You will find a full list of speakers here.
The project initiative came from the surgical clinic at Haukeland University Hospital. Innomed, with support from The Norwegian Directorate of Health, has allocated funding to the project and both Innomed and BTO are closely involved. You can read more about the project here.
You can also read more about the project and conference here:
Dagens Medisin – «Skal hjelpe kommuner å forebygge brannskader hos barn» (no longer available)