Burns

1st Degree, 2nd Degree, 3rd Degree

Basic Information

A burn causes damage to the skin or deeper tissues cause by the sun, hot liquids, fire, electricity, or chemicals.

Symptoms

Symptoms range from a feeling of minor discomfort to a life threatening emergency, depending on the size and depth. Treatments depends on the severity.
Emergency Medicine - Burns: By Paul Olszynski M.D.