Burns - Kids Health.org Although some minor burns aren't cause for concern and can be safely treated at home, other more serious burns require medical care. But taking some simple precautions to make your home safer can prevent many burns.
First Aid For Burns In Children Can you remember the time before you had little ones? You would leave the curling iron or the iron and the ironing board out. It was not a big deal. You could put it back later. However, now that you have little ones, you have to "always be one your toes!"
Kids' Health - First aid - burns First Aid is what you do while you are waiting for help to come - that is why it is called first aid - because it is what you do first and - what you do first can be very important
Child Burn Foundation The mission of the Children's Burn Foundation is to: Provide financial resources to meet the physical, psychological, social and other special needs of severely burned children regardless of who they are, where they are treated, or where they live; Serve as an advocate for the overwhelming number of children burned by abuse or neglect; Educate children, families, care givers and emergency providers in burn prevention and treatment, and Fund regional, state and national programs to accomplish these objectives.
First Aid - Sunburn Sunburn happens relatively slowly, but can be treated adequately at home with a cool bath or shower followed by the application of hydrocortisone cream several times a day.
Prevention of Scald Burns Never leave a young child unattended in the bathroom or tub. Young children can turn the hot water on by themselves and older children can scald a younger child.