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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 …

Best Handling Tips for Thermal Burn
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Best Handling Tips for Thermal Burn

Thermal burns are primarily caused by an open flame or contact with a hot object. These can also be caused due to steam or other hot/molten liquid, electrical burns, UV radiation, and harsh chemicals (chemical reactions that produce heat on contact with skin). Thermal injury cases have been widely reported …

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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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Infants And Elderly: The Most Prone To Burns

Accidents are inevitable; although, at times it can be prevented. One of the most preventable accident that causes damage to life and material possessions are caused by fire. Fire causes unexplainable physical injuries and the most affected are the elderly and infants who are dependent on parents/caregivers. Burns to elders …

Smoke Inhalation - A Serious Threat
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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 …

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Diwali Fireworks Safety Tips

One of the most anticipated festivals among children across religions in India is the festival of lights. However, the festival can also cause disastrous results if proper safety measures are not taken precariously. We hope you find this blog helpful as we cover the safety measures required for you to have …

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Useful Tips For Handling Heat Burns

Heat Burn is a type of injury that affects the skin due to heat, electricity, radiations, chemicals or friction. It is very common and can happen to anyone. Kids playing in the playground, women working in the kitchen, sun burn because of intolerable UV radiations or any place that’s on fire, all …