Study Finds Children That Suffer Burns Over 60% TBSA Have Most Complications

A study published by The Lancet online last week concluded that children with burn injuries covering 60% or more of their total body surface area (TBSA) are at a much higher risk of experiencing severe complications or death. The authors urge the need for more attention to be given to such patients, with more vigilant and improved forms of therapy. The study, was headed by Dr. Marc Jeschke of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre, University of Toronto, and... Read More

National Burn Awareness Week 2012

Every year Burn Awareness Week is observed during the the first full week in February.  Burn Awareness Week is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to “kick off” a year full of burn awareness education.  The Burn Awareness Week topic for 2012... Read More

Firepot & Fuel Gel Burn Injury Lawsuit

NAPAfire Firepot & Fuel Gel Lawyers Serious burns have been reported by consumers harmed by firepot gel fuel explosions. If you were injured by this recalled product, you may be eligible for compensation through a firepot lawsuit. Firepots are ceramic or glass pots with gel fuel containers. The fuel can be scented with citronella, making these products popular for repelling bugs and creating a pleasant backyard ambiance. Napa Home & Garden,... Read More