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Definition of «Burn»

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Burn: Damage to the skin or other body parts caused by extreme heat, flame, contact with heated objects, or chemicals. Burn depth is generally categorized as first, second, or third degree. The treatment of burns depends on the depth, area, and location of the burn, as well as additional factors, such as material that may be burned onto or into the skin. Treatment options range from simply applying a cold pack to emergency treatment to skin grafts.

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  • Burns: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

    The burn is extensive (the size of your palm or larger). The burn is severe (third degree). You aren't sure how serious it is. The burn is caused by chemicals or ...

  • Burns: First aid - MayoClinic.com - Mayo Clinic

    To distinguish a minor burn from a serious burn, the first step is to determine the extent of damage to body tissues. The three burn classifications of first-degree burn ...

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