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Health Topics: Injury Prevention
Tips to help parents prevent burn injury. Discussed by: Randall Burd, MD
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The pediatric surgical experts at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., provide advanced, comprehensive surgical care for infants, children and teenagers.
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.
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 patients can receive expert, specialty care, at our outpatient centers throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Our Montgomery County location has a variety of services that provide children with a range of care options, including dermatology, gastroenterology and neurosurgery, among others.