Determining the Seriousness of a Burn

Topic Overview

The seriousness of a burn is determined by:

What to think about

It is important to watch for signs of infection during the healing of any burn.

Related Information

Credits

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine