Archive: Burns

According to the American Burn Association, 3,275 Americans died from fire and/or smoke inhalation in 2016. Of these, 2,745 of the fires occurred in homes, 310 in vehicle crashes, and 220 in other locations, such as the workplace. The ABA…

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According to EMedicineHealth, thermal burns are caused by any hot or heated source or from chemical reactions that release heat. These include burns caused by flames, scalding, electrical burns, and radiation burns. Thermal burns are very common, especially in children,…

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