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March 2018

What are the Different Types of Burns?

By | Burn Injuries

There are many different types of burns. Every burn is characterized in two ways: its type, such as a chemical burn or a thermal burn, and its severity. A burn’s severity is classified by degree. Most people are familiar with the first three burn degrees and assume that third-degree burns…

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What to Do After an Explosion

By | Burn Injuries, Burn Safety

Explosions do not just happen in the movies. Although explosions are relatively rare in real life, they do happen. Explosions are extremely dangerous and if you are in the close vicinity of one, you can suffer many different types of injury. When energy accrues rapidly and releases, an explosion occurs….

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Common Household Fire Hazards

By | Burn Safety

You might not realize it, but your home is full of burn injury hazards. Think about it: you use heat every day to cook. You use electricity to perform household chores like laundry and washing dishes. You probably also use direct heat to curl your hair and iron your clothing….

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