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Chemical Burns (cont.)

Chemical Burn Pictures

Burns, chemical. Chemical burn of the skin.
Burns, chemical. Chemical burn of the skin. Click to view larger image.

Burns, chemical. Chemical burn of the eye.
Burns, chemical. Chemical burn of the eye. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

REFERENCES:

Cox, Robert D., MD, PhD. "Chemical Burns." Medscape. Updated Oct. 6, 2015.
Dire, Daniel J., MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAAEM. "CBRNE - Chemical Warfare Agents." Medscape. Updated Mar. 23, 2016.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/16/2016

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Acids are defined as proton donors (H+), and bases are defined as proton acceptors (OH-).

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