There is something idyllic and wonderful about having a fire on the beach at night while listening to the waves come crashing on shore and roasting marshmallows on the fire. While they are a lot of fun while they happen, there are a number of hidden dangers involving beach bonfires. Continue reading “Beach Bonfires: Hidden Dangers”
Smoke inhalation is the leading cause of death in victims of indoor, structural fires. The concept of a smoke inhalation injury refers to an injury that is due to inhalation or exposure to hot gaseous products of combustion, like smoke. This type of injury frequently results in serious respiratory complications. Continue reading “Smoke Inhalation Injuries”
Burn injuries come in three “degrees,” or levels of severity. These three different degrees of burns have different appearances, symptoms, and methods of treatment. To ensure that you can take proper action if you or someone around you gets burned, you should learn to differentiate between first, second, and third-degree burns.
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