CHOC Children's

Topic Index

Burns Home

Facts About Burn Injury

Anatomy of the Skin

Burns Overview

Classifications and Treatments of Burns

First-Degree Burns

Second-Degree Burns

Third-Degree Burns

Facts About Sunburn

Preventing Burn Injuries

Emergency Treatment of a Burn Injury

Chemical Burns

Heat or Thermal Burns

Electrical Burns

Nutrition and Burns

Pain Management and Itching

Returning Home After a Burn Injury

Preventing Scars and Contractures

Home Wound Care

If Your Child Has Difficulty Adjusting

Coping Emotionally

When to Call Your Child's Physician


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