Burn Awareness

Quick Tips to Treat Fire Burns from Crackers

Diwali is usually the time for grand celebrations. However, if you ask the folks working in the emergency department at various hospitals, they will readily tell you that cases of fire burns and related injuries increase significantly during Diwali. Every year, hundreds of fire burns and related injuries are reported …

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Mental Health of Burn Victims

Mental health refers to the condition of an individual in regards to their psychological, social and emotional well-being.  Burns can be physically and psychologically devastating. Recovery of optimal function to associate with the society both physically and psychologically is an important factor in the treatment of burn victims.- Burns may …

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Dos and Don’ts for a Safe and Happy Diwali

Diwali is a mega event in India. It is a happy occasion for everyone across India, and it should be kept that way! Being the Festival of Light, Diwali celebrations expose you to many fire related activities such as lighting diyas, fire crackers, among many others. So, there is always …

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Safety Precautions to Be Taken While Bursting Crackers

Bursting crackers is an integral part of our celebrations during the festive season and also on other occasions such as weddings, birthdays, New Year, etc. While there have been concerns about sound and air pollution, we think it would be alright if we follow the prescribed rules and keep things …

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Cycle of Violence – “STOP”

A good relationship is one which is filled with love, respect, mutuality, honest and all other emotional components which can at times also be filled with ugliness of power, control and violence. . The Pattern of violent behaviour can happen with the interpersonal relationship which diverges from one another. The …

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Fire Accidents Caused By Smoking

“Smoking Kills” not only the smokers but also the people around. Now, you might assume that this is a blog about the health hazards of passive smoking, especially meant for those who are exposed to the nicotine fumes by just being close to a smoker. But, no. We are here …

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Burn Accidents Warning Signs

Burn accidents are caused by extreme temperatures, including both hot and cold temperatures. Burn accidents can cause various types of injuries, ranging from mild to severe. Mild burn injuries are collectively referred to as first degree burns whereas severe burn injuries can be classified under second degree burns or third …

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Needs In Hospital For Burn Patients & Caregivers

Burn injuries have a significant impact and effect on the body system, which often causes long lasting distress, pain, and anxiety. Appropriate management by nurses, family caregivers, and healthcare providers is essential in taking care of a patient’s health with burn injuries. The fundamental goal of care giving is to …

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First Aid before Transport

In this fast paced lifestyle, there are more chances of burn injuries occurring at home and at office, which is mostly influenced by the work environment. For most people burn injuries would mean touching hot surfaces or with an open flame, but there are many other sources of burn injuries …

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Burn “Rehabilitation and Refit” in to society

Burns cover a large part of the body. Among the severity of the wound, third-degree burns ought to have a disastrous physical and psychological effect on victims. For victims suffering from severe burns, burn rehabilitation would be a lifelong process. It includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and psychiatric therapy. Types of …