Traditional versus modern burn management: Costing analysis at a regional hospital in South Africa

Nikki Allorto, Sandie Thomson, Damian Clark


A cost model will be devised using a bottom up approach. The bottom up approach tries to cost the care of each individual patient in a cohort and derive an overall cost. Necessary data will be obtained from a previous audit that looked at the spectrum of burn injuries in the hospital as well as the stores and pharmacy departments