Burn Degrees of the human body
Description and safety measures
Skin Layers and Burn Classification
The skin serves many purposes;The most important is protection. Injury to the skin causes loss of fluid and is often caused by burns. First degree burns only includes the epidermis, or the outer layer of skin. Second degree burns harm the second layer of skin which is the dermis. Lastly, third degree burns are painless, because the pain receptors have been destroyed. The classification of a burn is based on depth and the affected area.
A first degree burn is very painful and is equivalent to a sunburn without blisters; The skin is red and dry in appearance. The injured epithelium peels away from the healthy skin and it takes 3-5 to heal. Although, the healing time is short the burn is painful.