A burn is a type of injury to skin , or other tissues, caused by heat, electricity,
chemicals, friction, or radiation. Burns that affect only the superficial skin layers
Feb 20, 2015 ... Burns are categorized by severity as first, second, or third degree. First degree
burns are similar to a painful sunburn. The damage is more ...
How to recognize and administer first aid for minor to serious burns.
Dec 16, 2015 ... A burn is damage to your body's tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity,
sunlight or radiation. Scalds from hot liquids and steam, building ...
There is also blistering or peeling. Second-degree burns
should be seen by a healthcare provider. This type of burn
will require a visit to the hospital and will most likely require surgery. More »
Aug 13, 2014 ... Burns are characterized by severe skin damage in which many of the affected
cells die. Most people can recover from burns without serious ...
Second-degree burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They
cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering. They are also called partial
Burns, especially scalds from hot water and liquids, are some of the most
common childhood accidents. Minor burns often can be safely treated at home,
Most burns are minor injuries that occur at home or work. It is common to get a
minor burn from hot water, a curling iron, or touching a hot stove.
The International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) was set up in Edinburgh in 1965
with the goal of reducing the incidence of Burns, as well as improving patient ...