Third degree burns
Most causes are scalding liquid, skin that comes in contact with hot object for an extended period of time, flames from a fire, an electrical source, or a chemical source.
Some symptoms are dry and leather skin, black, white, brown, or yellow skin, swelling, and lack of pain because nerve endings have been destroyed.
Burns: Classification and Treatment
The treatments depend on the severity of the burn. Some treatments are massage therapy, Hypnosis, Therapeutic touch, and Acupuncture.
- A skin graft is a piece of the child's unburned skin which is surgically removed to cover a burned area.
- The area where the piece of unburned skin was taken to be donated to a burned area is called a donor site.
- My dad had a third degree burn on his hand from a fish fryer. They took the skin from his belly and switched it with the burnt skin on his hand.