Burns - resourcesResources - burns
The following organizations are good resources for information on burns:
Burns commonly occur by direct or indirect contact with heat, electric current, radiation, or chemical agents. Burns can lead to cell death, which c...Read Article Now Book Mark Article
First degree burn - illustration
First degree burns affect the outer layer of the skin, causing pain, redness, and swelling.
First degree burn
Review Date: 3/16/2021
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.