Burns have the potential to be some of the most painful and debilitating injuries that a person could suffer in any type of accident.
Severity of Burns
First Degree Burns: fire or chemical burns that only burns the first layer of epidermal skin. Generally does not require medical emergency, but still should be treated right away.
Second Degree Burns: burns through the first two layers of skin, requires intensive care.
Third Degree Burns: burns through the entirety of the epidermal skin, requires immediate emergency medical attention.
Fourth Degree Burns: burns through muscle ligaments or tendon and often results in death.
Injury or Death from Smoke
Smoke from fires emits carbon monoxide and inhaling it intensively can lead towards unconsciousness or death. Inhaling carbon monoxide damages the lungs severely if too much is taken in, requiring immediate emergence care.
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