September 2017 | Children Burns Data | Children's Burns Trust

Burns and scalds to children in September 2017

598

Children were burned or scalded in September 2017

This figure only relates to the more serious burns and scalds - it does not include the thousands seen by A&E departments

BREAKDOWN OF BURNS AND SCALDS BY AGE:

0 - 2 years: 265

2 - 4 years: 144

5 - 14 years: 124

15 - 19 years: 65

Top Sources

Cup of tea

Hair straighteners

Other hot fluid

Iron

Top Areas

Bedroom

3

Bathroom

5

Kitchen

1

Living Room

2

Garden

4

1 Bristol

2 Brighton and Hove

3 Manchester

4 London

1
2
3
4

Top Activities

Play & exploration

Food preparation

First aid Advice

1. COOL the burn with running cold tap water for 20 minutes and remove all clothing and jewellery (unless it is melted or firmly stuck to the wound).

2. CALL for help: 999, 111 or local GP for advice.

3. COVER with cling film or a sterile, non-fluffy dressing or cloth. Make sure the patient is kept warm.

4. CLICK HERE for more information.

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