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Determining the Seriousness of a Burn

Determining the Seriousness of a Burn

Topic Overview

The seriousness of a burn is determined by:

What to think about

It is important to watch for signs of infection during the healing of any burn.

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor, MD, MMEd, FRCPC - Emergency Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine