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January 20, 1975

Methods of Burn TreatmentComparison by Probit Analysis

Author Affiliations

From St. Mary's Hospital Burn Center, Milwaukee (Drs. Waisbren and Collentine), and the Department of Accounting, Wayne State University, Detroit (Mr. Stern).

JAMA. 1975;231(3):255-258. doi:10.1001/jama.1975.03240150017013

No one method of burn treatment has been shown to give results clearly superior to any other, although results of therapy in units using different methods do vary significantly. Probit analysis can be used to see whether or not a burn unit meets the standard of care of representative units.

(JAMA 231:255-258, 1975)