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Child burn injuries [Factsheet, 2010]

Child burn injuries [Factsheet, 2010]
Code
9360

This factsheet presents information and statistics around childhood burn injuries in New Zealand. Includes sections on: Overview, Burns from hot objects/ substances (scalds), Burn definitions, Burns from fire and flame, First aid for burns (there are important changes to the advice here: "... cool the burn under cold running water for AT LEAST 20 MINUTES"). Includes references. This is a resource for practitioners and those running injury prevention programmes.