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Burn treatment at home: Ice or butter on a burn?

Ice or butter on a burn?

Butter, mayonnaise  or other types of grease may cause even more damage to tender skin and pulling clothing or other materials stuck to the burn could damage the tissue or pull the skin off completely. 15 Myths 15 weeks  like us to know more…


DON’T use ice – can cause further damage to wound.

DON’T apply butter or ointments – can increase severity of burn.

DON’T break blisters – broken blisters are more vulnerable to infection.

If unsure call local emergency services

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Burns in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal: Epidemiology and the need for community health education

 INTRODUCTION: Burns are one of the leading causes of accidental deaths in South Africa. D Scheven, P Barker, J Govindasamy – Burns, 2012 – Elsevier. The northern Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) area, in which this study was conducted, has a population at high risk of burn.

First impressions last… A survey of knowledge of first aid in burn-related injuries amongst hospital workers

RATIONALE: The administration of first aid in burns has been shown to have a significant influence on the ultimate severity of the burn. We wanted to assess in-hospital healthcare PH Tay, R Pinder, S Coulson, J Rawlins – Burns, 2013 – Elsevier
(HCW), and non-healthcare workers'(nHCW) knowledge of first aid in burns.
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