Burn injuries consist of thermal injuries (sun exposure, flames, scalds, cigarettes), as well as chemical, electrical, and radiation burns.
When we have a client with the following condition: burns
Signs and symptoms for burns
- Pain (The degree of pain is not related to the severity of the burn, as the most serious burns can be painless)
- Peeling skin
- Red skin
- Shock (Symptoms of shock may include pale and clammy skin, weakness, bluish lips and fingernails, and a drop in alertness)
- White or charred skin
Is burns contagious?
No, "burns" is NOT contagious!