Burns: Caring for your child's burn at home between outpatient visits

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If your child has a burn learn how to care for them between visits to the outpatient clinic at the hospital.

Key points

  • Keep your child's skin clean and moisturized.
  • Protect your child's skin from heat cold and sunlight.
  • Serve your child foods that are high in protein and energy.
  • Your child can do all the activities they used to do.
  • Make sure you return to the hospital for your child's follow-up appointments.
Last updated: September 19th 2013