Burn injuries are reported each year, with a good number occurring in the home. You can take the following simple steps to reduce your child's risk of getting burned:
American Burn Association
Shriner's Hospital for Children
Canadian Burn Foundation
Age-related safety sheets. The Injury and Prevention Program (TIPP). American Academy of Pediatrics website. Available at: http://www.aap.org.
Keeping safe from burns. Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/all-around/pages/Keeping-Safe-From-Burns.aspx. Updated June 10, 2010. Accessed December 1, 2010.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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