MonthJuly 2018

Burns: Types and Treatment

About 2 million Americans are burned seriously enough each year to require medical attention, almost half of them children. Although in most people’s minds burns are associated with fire or flames, they can also be caused by chemicals, steam, and electricity. The resulting injuries range from mild to fatal. Minor burns simply make the outer layer of skin red and painful, but severe burns penetrate more deeply and can damage nerves, blood vessels, glands, and even muscle and bone. They […]

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