Emergency Burn Care
More than 2 million injuries and 7,000 deaths occur in the United States as a result of fire and burns. The leading cause of burn injury in adults is Flame and Scalding is the leading cause of burn injury in children. Run cool water on the area for several minutes. This will cool the burn and prevent or reduce swelling.
sense and actively trying to prevent burns are the best ways to protect
yourself, but knowing how to identify and treat burns can be just
as important. If you do get burned, even if it seems minor, you should
always see a professional. It can prevent a serious burn from causing
further damage and even save lives.
DO NOT become contaminated by the chemical
as you give first aid.
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