Burns: Types, Severity & Treatment

Posted on Jul 23, 2021 by Christine Kijek

The most common burn injuries are the result of scalds from hot liquid and flame burns. Approximately 80% of these burns occur in the home and 70% of them occur in males. Burns in children younger than 5 years of age account for 20% of yearly burn injuries (Evans, 2016). Managing minor burns in the home fine but burns that cover large surface areas or significant burns that damage deep tissue should be evaluated and treated by a healthcare professional.

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Pressure Injuries - Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

Posted on Apr 05, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Pressure ulcers are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue and are most common on bony prominences caused by pressure. Learn more about Pressure Injuries

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