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December 2017

The Psychological Effects of Burn Injuries

By | Burn Injuries

Many people are aware that burns, including scald burns, are among the most painful, debilitating injuries a human can suffer. Not only are these wounds excruciating in the immediate aftermath of an accident, but the healing process can be agonizing. Scarring and disfigurement are common. However, the psychological effects of…

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Wood and Gas Stove Burns

By | Burn Injuries

It was not so long ago that every residence in the US centered around a wood stove, which provided the heat needed for the household’s warmth, cooking, cleaning, bathing, and doing laundry. These days, there are fewer wood and gas stoves in the home, but the dangers they present still…

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Keeping Your Home Burn-Safe

By | Burn Safety

Your home is your castle and a haven from the outside world, but the systems, appliances, and other household items within it can be a source of burns. Whether due to carelessness, defective equipment, or external factors, burn-related injuries cause extreme pain and suffering for victims. The required medical care…

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Avoiding Burns in the Kitchen

By | Burn Safety

For many families, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is the space where people congregate for meals, entertaining, doing homework, cooking, baking, and talking about their days. However, the kitchen can also be a source of fires due to the equipment used for meal preparation, cleaning, and…

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