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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 …

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Fire Safety

Must Have Fire Safety Equipment for Your Home

A fire can occur due to various reasons and it’s not something that can be left to chance. The first step to protect your home and your loved ones is to have the right fire safety equipment in your home. Some types of fire safety equipment are designed to prevent …

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Burn Awareness

Phases of Burn Victims – BDA

Before, During and After (BDA) are the three stages in the life of a burn victim.  We learn about burn victims when they present themselves in a hospital through an accident caused due to fire burns.  Questions that usually follow include why it happened, under what situation would they have …

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Burn Wounds
Burn Awareness

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 …

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Initial Management of Thermal Burn Injuries
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Initial Management of Thermal Burn Injuries

There is no doubt in the fact that a burn injury needs to be treated as soon as possible. This treatment is known as ‘Initial Management of Thermal Burn Injuries’. Burn care should begin at the spot of an accident with the first aid components, if available. If there is …

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Fire Emergency and Evacuation Plan Template
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Fire Emergency and Evacuation Plan Template

A fire emergency and evacuation plan is a plan or a written document that everyone in an organization or a home should be made aware of. In the event of a fire, emergency plans should be executed. There should be a proper fire emergency plan to ensure that effective measure …

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Fire Safety Tips: How to Prevent Scalding Injuries
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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 …

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Risk Factors for Burns in Children
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Risk Factors for Burns in Children

It is a known fact that children are very curious and when they learn to move, they start exploring things to end their curiosity. Playing with new things, touching them and acquiring new skills are the ways they know things around them. But at the same time, some of these …

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The Importance of Electrical Safety At Home
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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 …

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How to Increase Fire Safety Awareness in Kids
Burn Awareness

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 …

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