Wilderness: Burns (cont.)
Adult body surface-area burn estimate diagram. Click to view larger image. A child's body surface-area burn estimate diagram. Click to view larger image.
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery
MedscapeReference.com. Emergent Management of Thermal Burns.
MedscapeReference.com. Chemical Burns in Emergency Medicine.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/22/2014
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Must Read Articles Related to Wilderness: Burns
Sunburn is a burn on the skin caused by UV radiation. Mild sunburn symptoms include skin redness and pain. Severe cases of sunburn (sun poisoning) are complicat...learn more >>
Tetanus is an infectious disease caused by contamination of wounds from the bacteria Clostridium tetani, or the spores they produce that live in the soil, and a...learn more >>