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Types And Causes Of Burn Injuries

A burn injury primarily damages your body’s skin or the underlying tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight or radiation. The damage occurred to the skin by a burn could be minor or life threatening depending on the intensity of the heat, the area exposed and the amount of damage it has brought …

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Why Appropriate Wound Dressing Is Essential For Burn Wounds?

A burn injury is a damage to your body’s tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight or radiation. Let’s have a quick look on the “stages” a burn is classified into, depending upon the damage that has occurred to the skin. Superficial (First Degree) – involves the damage of the top …

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Burn Awareness

Fire Safety In Villages

According to recent statistics, on an average, 25000 people die every year in India due to fire and related accidents. In November 2015, in a fire accident that broke out in a village near Himachal Pradesh, nearly 50 houses and livestock were burnt down in the early morning hours due …

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Burn Awareness

How can you treat your burn wounds at home?

Burn wounds can occur any time at any place. It is important to be prepared if and when it happens. The treatments to burns depend on the severity of the wound. Most of the time, when treated at home; they tend to be minor burn wounds. Let’s have a quick …

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Burn Wounds: Do’s and Don’ts

A fire breakout can happen anytime! It can hurt anyone or worse, kill someone.  There’s always a chance that you or your loved one could get trapped in a fire and suffer severe burns at any place at any time. Here are a few scenarios where there is a high …

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Burn Awareness

What Are Burn Wounds? How Can You Prevent Them?

“Don’t wait for a fire to locate the exits. Practice Fire Safety” – Frank Sonnenberg A burn wound is a damage to your body’s tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight or radiation. Scalds from hot liquids and steam, building fires, flammable liquids and gases are the most common causes …

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