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About Burns

  • Facts About Burn Injury

    Hot tap water burns cause more deaths and hospitalizations than burns from any other hot liquids.

  • Anatomy of the Skin

    The skin is the body's largest organ. It serves as a protective shield against heat, light, injury, and infection.

  • Burns Overview

    Burns are a type of injury caused by thermal, electrical, chemical, or electromagnetic energy. Most burn accidents occur at home.


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