Burns

A burn is damage to your body's tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation. Scalds from hot liquids and steam, building fires and flammable liquids and gases are the most common causes of burns. Another kind is an inhalation injury, caused by breathing smoke.

There are three types of burns:

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  1. Burns (National Library of Medicine)  
    A burn is damage to your body's tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation. Scalds from hot ... and gases are the most common causes of burns. Another kind is an inhalation injury, caused by ...
  2. Burn Evaluation What is a burn evaluation? A burn is a type of injury to the skin and/or other tissues. The skin is the largest organ ... burn assessment What are the different types of burns? The types of burns are based on the ...
  3. Electrical Injuries (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... one or both types. External injuries are skin burns. Internal injuries include damage to your organs, bones, ...
  4. Burns commonly occur by direct or indirect contact with heat, electric current, radiation, or chemical agents. Burns can lead to cell death, which can require ...
  5. Burn-McKeown syndrome is a disorder that is present from birth (congenital) and involves abnormalities of the nasal passages, characteristic facial features, ...
  6. You can care for minor burns at home with simple first aid. There are different levels of burns . First-degree burns are only on the top layer ...
  7. ... in contact with the toxic substance Rash , blisters , burns on the skin Unconsciousness or other states of ... exposure, or make sure the cause of the burn or exposure has been removed. Try not to ...
  8. ... following organizations are good resources for information on burns : Burns Recovered -- brsg.org Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center - ...
  9. ... Safety Tips Video Special Needs Burns and Scalds Burn Prevention for Families With Children With Special Needs ... to learn what you need to know about burn prevention if you have a child with special ...
  10. ... work the activity takes, the more calories you burn. Even fidgeting burns more calories than sitting still. Here is a ... calories a 170-pound (77 kilograms) person can burn in an hour. Standing burns more calories than ...
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