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First Aid for Electrical Burns

Electrical burns can have more serious side effects than other types of burns. For this reason, first aid for an electrical burn is different than for a burn from other causes. What are the first steps to take for a significant electrical burn? First, call 911. Until medical help arrives, turn off the electrical current [...]

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Treatment for Electrical Burns

How you treat an electrical burn depends on the location and severity of the burn wound as well as the collateral damage caused by the electrical current passing through the body. After the initial first aid, it is necessary to assess the need for follow-up treatment. What is the treatment for a minor electrical burn? [...]

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