Burn Victims The Critical First 24 Hours

The Critical First 24 Hours Emergency Care Overview: Burn victims The Critical First 24 Hours – The purpose of this post and related pages is to provide you with information for the basic emergency care required within the first 24 hours after a burn injury.  Burn victims with serious burn injuries should be referred to a burn center according to the Referral Criteria established by the […]

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Burn Unit Referral Criteria- USA

Burn Unit Referral Criteria-American Burn Association   A burn unit may treat adults or children or both. Burn Unit Referral Criteria- USA – Burn injuries that should be referred to a burn unit include the following: 1. Partial thickness burns greater than 10% total body surface area (TBSA) 2. Burns that involve the face, hands, feet, genitalia, perineum, or major […]

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Burn Education Speeds The Healing Process

Burn Education Speeds The Healing Proccess George Frank III The Full Story How Burn Education Speeds The Healing Process.  The story of George Franks III of Masontown began as he was preparing to cook dinner in a deep fryer on a cold January evening when the Albert Gallatin Area School District physical education teacher was involved in a tragic accident. “I turned around to put […]

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Heroism Of Burn Survivors- Share a Heroic Tale

Burn Survivor Shares a Heroic Tale Heroism Of Burn Survivors –  On his way home from a training in Mammoth, California Derek Thomas’ life was completely changed Story is a courtesy of the Burn Institute Of California Derek was traveling with his girlfriend, two fellow athletes, and their coach when their car lost control, flipped onto its side, and was struck by an […]

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How Is The Victims Life Changed After A Serious Burn

Victim’s Life After A Serious Burn For most  burn survivors, the intense trauma of their injuries begins with the burning incident and sometimes, never goes away. It’s physical recovery process is long and painful. Many individuals will also suffer from depression, low-self esteem, sleep disorders, and other emotional traumas for the as long as they live. However, it is a true testament […]

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