Burns are the most common household injury and unfortunately a regular occurrence in certain work environments. This article discusses how to treat burns.
More than 1 million people in the UK seek medical treatment for burn-related injuries each year. 50,000 people are hospitalised due to burn-related injuries. 4,500 people die from burn related injuries.
Burns should always be treated as serious regardless of severity. Before treating a burn-related injury however, it is important to first determine the type and degree of the burn. Continue reading “How to treat burns – First Aid”