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Appointments: 202-476-2150

If your child is a patient in the burn clinic and you have a question after hours, call 202-476-5000 and ask for the burn nurse practitioner or surgical resident on call.

Call Children’s Burn Team if your child…

  • Has a temperature greater than 101.5° that lasts for
  • two days.
  • Has thick, bad smelling fluid from the burn wound.
  • Has redness around the burn wound.
  • Has bleeding that continues after applying constant pressure for two minutes.
  • Has a dressing that will not stay in place.
  • Has a dressing which has moved leaving the burn wound exposed.
  • Has an outer dressing that is completely saturated.
  • Will not eat.
  • Has significant pain.

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