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Burns And Scalds

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  • 1. Burns and scalds Burns and Scalds
  • 2. Burns and scalds
    • By the end of this session you will be able to:
    • recognise a burn or a scald
    • respond appropriately to someone who has a burn or a scald.
  • 3.
    • Causes:
    • burns – dry heat
    • - fire
    • - hot objects
    • - electricity
    Burns and scalds
    • scalds – wet heat
    • - hot liquids
    • - steam
  • 4. Burns and scalds
    • What you will see:
    • redness
    • swelling
    • blisters
    • charred skin.
  • 5.
    • remove any jewellery
    • apply a sterile dressing or cling film
    • treat the casualty for shock if necessary
    • seek medical help if necessary.
    Burns and scalds Cold running water 10 minutes minimum. What you should do:
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