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Health Topics: Injury Prevention
Tips to help parents prevent burn injury. Discussed by: Randall Burd, MD
"One thing to remember as parents going through a medical difficulty, is that no matter how long your stay may be, even if it is planned or unexpected, you will get through it."
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Burns are a type of injury caused by heat. The heat can be thermal, electrical, chemical, or electromagnetic energy. Most burn accidents occur at home. About 75 percent of all burn injuries in children are preventable.
Children’s National Health System has been reverified as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This verification recognizes Children’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured children throughout the Washington, DC, region.
The Children's National Health System offers a one year fellowship in pediatric surgical critical care for residents who have completed a minimum of three years of training in general surgery.
The Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery offers: pediatric surgical residency training in an ACGME accredited program.