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Scald preventionSScald preventionScald preventionEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2020-11-25T05:00:00Z5.3000000000000075.0000000000000292.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Hot liquids cause approximately 70% of burns in children. Learn how to keep your children safe from scalds and how to treat a burn.</p><p>Hot liquids are the major cause of burn injuries in young children. Burns that are caused by contact with a hot liquid are called scalds. They are preventable. A burn from hot water can lead to deep burns requiring surgery and to permanent scars.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Hot liquids are the major cause of burn injuries in young children. Burns that are caused by contact with a hot liquid are called scalds.</li> <li>Scalds are preventable. Do not leave children alone around hot beverages or food preparation areas, including the stove. Turn handles of pots on the stove inwards.</li> <li>If your child has a scald injury, remove any clothes that are covering the injury. Then, use water that is either room temperature or a bit cooler than room temperature to cool the burn over a period of 20 minutes.</li> </ul>
Prévention de l’échaudurePPrévention de l’échaudureScald preventionFrenchPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-09-19T04:00:00Z5.0000000000000077.0000000000000133.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Les liquides chauds sont la cause principale des brûlures chez les jeunes enfants. Apprenez à protéger vos enfants contre les échaudures.</p><p>Les liquides chauds sont la cause principale des brûlures (appelées échaudures) chez les jeunes enfants. On peut prévenir les échaudures.<br></p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Les liquides chauds sont la principale cause de brûlures chez les jeunes enfants. Une brûlure causée par le contact avec un liquide chaud s’appelle une échaudure.</li> <li>Les échaudures sont évitables. Ne laissez pas les enfants seuls près de boissons chaudes ou d’aires de préparation des aliments, notamment la cuisinière. Tournez les poignées des casseroles vers l’intérieur de la cuisinière.</li> <li>Si votre enfant a une échaudure, enlevez tous les vêtements qui recouvrent la blessure. Puis, refroidissez la brûlure avec de l’eau à la température ambiante ou une eau un peu plus froide pendant 20 minutes.</li> </ul>

 

 

 

 

Scald prevention1962.00000000000Scald preventionScald preventionSEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2020-11-25T05:00:00Z5.3000000000000075.0000000000000292.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Hot liquids cause approximately 70% of burns in children. Learn how to keep your children safe from scalds and how to treat a burn.</p><p>Hot liquids are the major cause of burn injuries in young children. Burns that are caused by contact with a hot liquid are called scalds. They are preventable. A burn from hot water can lead to deep burns requiring surgery and to permanent scars.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Hot liquids are the major cause of burn injuries in young children. Burns that are caused by contact with a hot liquid are called scalds.</li> <li>Scalds are preventable. Do not leave children alone around hot beverages or food preparation areas, including the stove. Turn handles of pots on the stove inwards.</li> <li>If your child has a scald injury, remove any clothes that are covering the injury. Then, use water that is either room temperature or a bit cooler than room temperature to cool the burn over a period of 20 minutes.</li> </ul><h2>Scald prevention</h2><ul><li>Keep young children away from food preparation areas.</li><li>Do not let children play in the kitchen.</li><li>When possible, use the back burners of the stove and keep pot handles turned in.</li><li>Use stovetop element guards.</li><li>Never hold a child when drinking a hot liquid or while cooking.</li><li>Place hot drinks out of reach of children.</li><li>Reduce the temperature of the water coming out of your taps to 49°C (120°F) or lower.</li><li>Always watch children during bath time. Never leave a child alone in a tub of hot water. Use an anti-scald tap device. The bathwater should be less than 38°C.<br></li><li>Keep appliances and their cords away from the reach of young children. Appliances include irons, kettles and curling irons.<br></li></ul> <span class="asset-image-title">Burn First Aid</span> <div class="asset-video"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kwsiqf-1DzM?rel=0" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><h2>Source</h2><p>Scalds and burns. Parachute. Retrieved from http://www.parachutecanada.org/injury-topics/item/scalds-and-burns</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/scald_prevention.jpgScald preventionFalse

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