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 that comprises hair follicles, sweat […]

A Night Out- An Evening to Remember

Rehabilitation programs are needed for burn survivors in order to get hold of the maximum level of recovery. The goal is to prepare them to reintegrate into society. To avoid psychological distress, treatment can consist of both physical and mental rehabilitation. Psychological distress occurs in survival patients with large burn injuries. Every individual may experience […]

Time response “DURING” fire

The triumph of all emergency response depends on the TIME TAKEN. Emergency response is one of the most important components of public safety. There is an overwhelming evidence of the relationship between the time that takes for emergency response to be effected and the outcome of most incidents.In the fire service, “total” response time is […]

Smoke Inhalation – A Serious Threat

Fire accidents have caused many to lose their life, property and livelihood; many organizations have now worked towards implementing safety measures when such accidents occur. However, the fact that smoke can also be life-threatening is ignored often even though smoke inhalation is the primary cause of death in victims of indoor fires. During fire accidents, […]