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Resources for Families

At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey.

If you have questions for our Burn Team, email us at [email protected]. You can also reach us on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 202-476-5221; and on evenings, weekends and holidays call 202-476-5000 and ask for the pediatric surgical resident on-call.

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Burn Prevention

We have compiled a list of guidelines to prevent burn injuries in your home from hot liquid, chemicals or fires, the most common childhood accidents.

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Fall Prevention

Learn how to protect your kids from serious falls or objects that may fall on them.
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Educational Videos

In our Trauma and Burn video series, learn how your child's burns will be treated at the hospital, how you can care for their burns when they get home and more helpful burn care information.

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Sun Safety Tips

By minimizing your child's sun exposure and using sunscreen, you can prevent potential damage and scarring.