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Health Topics: Injury Prevention
Tips to help parents prevent burn injury. Discussed by: Randall Burd, MD
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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 has the only Pediatric Level I Trauma Center in the Washington, D.C., area and accepts trauma patients from all geographic areas. We partner with the Maryland Shock Trauma System to provide coverage in Montgomery, Prince Georges', St. Mary's, Calvert and Charles counties.
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.