Thermal burns are assessed by depth of burn and
percentage of body area involved. First and second degree thermal
burns can often be cared for at home. Electrical and chemical
burns can be prevented in the home through easy measures.
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Your Guide to Treatment of Electrical, Chemical, and Thermal Burns.
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