Burn Injuries: Helping a Person Cope with Burn Traumatic Stress

As a part of burn awareness, it’s important to know that burn injuries can be overwhelmingly painful and traumatizing. While the pain may cease after a successful treatment of burn injury, the symptoms of trauma such as fear, anxiety, depression, helplessness, etc. may continue for several months or even years. Burn patients may experience such […]

Second-degree burns: Blister burns- Causes & Effects

Second-degree burns are also known as partial thickness burns and one of the key characteristics of such burns is that they lead to the formation of blisters. Human skin has three distinct layers, namely, the epidermis, the topmost layer that acts as a waterproof barrier; the dermis, the second layer that comprises hair follicles, sweat […]

A Night Out- An Evening to Remember

Rehabilitation programs are needed for burn survivors in order to get hold of the maximum level of recovery. The goal is to prepare them to reintegrate into society. To avoid psychological distress, treatment can consist of both physical and mental rehabilitation. Psychological distress occurs in survival patients with large burn injuries. Every individual may experience […]

Best Handling Tips for Thermal Burn

Thermal burns are primarily caused by an open flame or contact with a hot object. These can also be caused due to steam or other hot/molten liquid, electrical burns, UV radiation, and harsh chemicals (chemical reactions that produce heat on contact with skin). Thermal injury cases have been widely reported in households, among adults and […]

Time response “DURING” fire

The triumph of all emergency response depends on the TIME TAKEN. Emergency response is one of the most important components of public safety. There is an overwhelming evidence of the relationship between the time that takes for emergency response to be effected and the outcome of most incidents.In the fire service, “total” response time is […]

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF BURNS CONFERENCE (‘NABICON 2017’)

The National Academy of Burns India (NABI) was established in 1992 as an all India organization. NABI organizes NABICONasa leading annual conference exclusively dedicated to the field of burns, and its implications on health. The conference discusses the type of injury caused by fire, heat, electricity, chemicals, light, radiation or friction. Burns most often affect […]

Types of Dressings for Burn Wounds

A wound, no matter a cut or a burn needs to be taken care properly and immediately. A burn wound is judged by the severity of the burn, like the area affected by the burn, depth of the burn, time and location of the burn. The cause of the burn can be heat, chemical interaction, […]