The ABCs of Burns

Burns are a devastating form of trauma. These injuries are associated with high mortality rates, physical disabilities, lengthy rehabilitation as well as cosmetic disfigurement. Burning can happen in an instant, but it can be prevented by always being vigilant and through using basic safety precautions. Know what a burn is Sometimes, no matter how careful we might be accidents can occur. If your child does suffer a burn, it’s important to know what do to help him. Burns are classified in three categories: Superficial burns: This type of burn only affects the top layer of skin and is usually...

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