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What Should I Do If I Get Burned?

Apr 12, 2021

Do you know what to do if you or a loved one were to be burned from something like a stovetop or fire? On today's Health Minute, Annette Matherly from the Burn Center at University of Utah Health walks us through the “four C’s” of first aid burn treatment....

3 Burn Dangers New Parents Should Watch Out For

Feb 6, 2017

As a new parent, you’ve probably taken steps to baby-proof your home. Covers on the outlets. Locks on cabinets. But have you considered some of the less obvious burn dangers in your home? Annette Matherly with University of Utah Burn Center discusses the three top burn dangers in your home and how...

What to Do If Your Child Gets Burned

Feb 8, 2017

If your child were to suffer a burn, would you know what to do? You may remember “stop, drop and roll,” but what do you do after the fire’s out? Can you treat the burn at home or will it require a trip to the emergency room? Annette Matherly with University of Utah Burn Center has the ...

Glass-front Fireplaces Can Cause Serious Burns

Jan 15, 2019

Because they can reach temperatures up to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit, glass-front gas fireplaces are responsible for many preventable burn injuries to children each year. Jordan Green shares the harrowing experience of his infant son who burned his hand one morning and faced a long and painful period ...

Six Ways Deep Fat Frying a Turkey Can Burn You

Nov 24, 2015

Deep fat frying a turkey is dangerous. Chances are good you are making at least one mistake that could lead to a fire — or worse, a severe burn injury. Annette Matherly from University of Utah Health Care Burn Center talks about the six big things to watch out for when deep fat frying your turkey ...

Three Fire Dangers to Watch Out for this Halloween

Oct 28, 2015

Think about it—on Halloween, kids are running around with billowing sleeves and capes on their costumes, porches are strewn with hay and dried pumpkins and spooky candles are lit all night long. It’s a recipe for disaster on a night that’s supposed to be fun for the whole family. Annette ...

Electrocution Injuries: How Serious are they, Really?

Aug 21, 2015

Did you know sticking a fork in an outlet in your home could actually kill you? What could happen if your shovel struck an underground power line while you were digging in your backyard? In this podcast, three linemen from Rocky Mountain Power and burn expert Dr. Stephen Morris explain how ...