blister burns
Fire Safety

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 …

Fire Safety Tips: How to Prevent Scalding Injuries
Burn Awareness

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 …

Essential Burn Care Treatment
Burn Awareness
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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 …

Burn Awareness

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 …