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, […]

Fire Safety Tips: How to Prevent Scalding Injuries

Scalding is a form of thermal burn that is caused when a person comes in contact with hot liquids or steam. However, scalds are generally first and second-degree burns but a prolonged contact with hot liquids can also cause third-degree burns. These burns are not only painful but also destroy the cells of the affected […]

The Importance of Electrical Safety At Home

All electrical systems have the potential of causing serious burns and even fatality. The voltage of the available electrical current in a household has enough power to cause severe third-degree burns and even cause death by electrocution, which is why it’s essential to be aware and take necessary precautions to ensure complete electrical safety, especially […]

How to Increase Fire Safety Awareness in Kids

Over the years, fire safety awareness has increasingly become crucial. According to WHO, over 1,000,000 Indians are moderately or severely burned every year. Women and children are the most susceptible to burns; it being the 11th leading cause of fatal injuries in children aged 1-9 years. With Fire Safety Awareness and prevention strategies being taught […]

Essential Burn Care Treatment: A Guide for Post Burn Skin Care

Post-burn skin care can come across as a challenging task, overwhelming even, to someone who has sustained serious burn injuries. Even though post-burn skin care extensively depends on the type and severity of the burn, there is a set guide recommended by every physician for a healing process that accompanies the least amount of distress.But […]