Burns:

BURN SEVERITY & DEPTH ?

HOSPITAL TREATMENT

Superficial

More than 5%

Partial Thickness

More than 1%

Full Thickness

ALL

% = approximately 1 hand

Treatment:

}Personal safety
}Cool area – 10 mins. Chemical burns – 20 mins
}Keep clean & covered
}Treat for shock
}Remove jewellery (affected area)
}DO NOT – burst blisters, apply creams or ointments

}Seek medical attention for partial & full thickness burns.