Burns can be superficial burns, deep burns or chemical burns. What emergency care you would suggest in each case.
When one gets burnt up accidentaly one should not pull clothes from the burnt area and one should not cut the blisters. One should apply butter, vaseline or ointment.
- Superficial burns: When there are superficial bums, put cold water on it and apply some oily substance, bumol, castor oil, vaseline, butter etc.
- Deep burns: When there are deep bums do not put cold water on the burnt area. Seek the help of hospital and one should be kept under the treatment of some expert doctor of skin.
- Chemical burns: In case of chemical burns i.e., due to acid and other chemicals, wash with running water for 10 minutes and then cover with dressing.