Burn or scald:
- Hold burn under cool running water for at least 20 minutes
- Remove clothing or jewellery
- Cover lengthways with cling film.
Use the primary survey to quickly assess the situation and check the casualty for injuries or conditions that could be immediately life threatening. Find out what to do.
If someone has a severe burn they may develop shock which is a life-threatening condition. They will need to get to emergency help as soon as possible. Find out what to look for and what to do.
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