A burn is an injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, friction, or ultraviolet radiation (like sunburn). Most burns are due to heat from hot liquids (called scalding), solids, or fire. Burns occur mainly in the home or the workplace. In the home, risks are associated with domestic kitchens, including stoves, flames, and hot liquids. In the workplace, risks are associated with fire and chemical and electric burns. *******ism and ******* are other risk factors. Burns can also occur as a result of self-harm or violence between people (assault).Burns that affect only the superficial skin layers are known as superficial or first-degree burns. They appear red without blisters and pain typically lasts around three days. When the injury extends into some of the underlying skin layer, it is a partial-thickness or second-degree burn. Blisters are frequently present and they are often very painful. Healing can require up to eight weeks and scarring may occur. In a full-thickness or third-degree burn, the injury extends to all layers of the skin. Often there is no pain and the burnt area is stiff. Healing typically does not occur on its own. A fourth-degree burn additionally involves injury to deeper tissues, such as muscle, tendons, or bone. The burn is often black and frequently leads to loss of the burned part.Burns are generally preventable. Treatment depends on the severity of the burn. Superficial burns may be managed with little more than simple pain medication, while major burns may require prolonged treatment in specialized burn centers. Cooling with tap water may help pain and decrease damage; however, prolonged cooling may result in low body temperature. Partial-thickness burns may require cleaning with soap and water, followed by dressings. It is not clear how to manage blisters, but it is probably reasonable to leave them intact if small and drain them if large. Full-thickness burns usually require surgical treatments, such as skin grafting. Extensive burns often require large amounts of intravenous fluid, due to capillary fluid leakage and tissue swelling. The most common complications of burns involve infection. Tetanus toxoid should be given if not up to date.In 2015, fire and heat resulted in 67 million injuries. This resulted in about 2.9 million hospitalizations and 176,000 deaths. Among women in much of the world, burns are most commonly related to the use of open cooking fires or unsafe cook stoves. Among men, they are more likely a result of unsafe workplace conditions. Most deaths due to burns occur in the developing world, particularly in Southeast Asia. While large burns can be fatal, treatments developed since 1960 have improved outcomes, especially in children and young adults. In the United States, approximately 96% of those admitted to a burn center survive their injuries. The long-term outcome is related to the size of burn and the age of the person affected.

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  1. J

    Help Samsung a30s screen burn?

    Ano pong nangyare dito bakit nagka ganito bigla ?
  2. P

    May Nasusunog

  3. T

    guys ano mabisang gamot sa sunburn? home remedies lang sana.

    mga kahombre ko naligo kasi kami nung linggo nagka sunburn ako ano ba mabisang gamot or tips para mawala agad ang sunburn ko. salamat mga kahombre ko 😎
  4. J

    Help Samsung screen burn

    totoo po b na nag screen burn ang samsung a6 plus..at kung totoo po ano po ang mga tips nyo para ito ay maiwasan...salamat po
  5. A

    Maayos pa kaya ito ???

    Maayos pa kaya tong video card ko? nasunog unti? GTX 660 192 bit 2gb
  6. K

    Closed How to bypass wechat?

    Guys Panu Ma Bypass To 2gb Ang WeChat Promo? 200mb nag Capped Naku E? Anong Gagawin? CDC?
  7. K

    Closed Mga boss lang mb capp ni wechat?

    Guys? Ilang MB Capping Nang We chat? Yung Iba Kasi Sabi 2gb, tas Yung Iba Nman 200mb? Paki Sagot Nman.. #Rrspect
  8. K

    Closed Quetion! pansinin nyo thanks!

    Guys! Anu Maganda Promo Sa Tnt? Yung WeChat No Capp? Yung Twt? Yung ML? Paki Sagot Nman Kung May Capp Hanggang Ilang Mb? Basta Sulit Lang.. #Respect
  9. R

    Closed Sawa naako sa mabagal na internet loading !

    This Time !! Pagaaralan kuna talaga kung paano mag import ng config sa Postern!Galit ako loading ng loading pinapanuod ko ! K bye !
  10. R

    Closed Sawa naako sa mabagal na internet loading !

    This Time !! Pagaaralan kuna talaga kung paano mag import ng config sa Postern!Galit ako loading ng loading pinapanuod ko ! K bye !