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Health Minute: What Should I Do If I Get Burned?

Jul 25, 2017

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....

Health Minute: Sparkler Dangers

Jul 4, 2017

Sparkler firework can burn up to 2000°F. That’s hotter than the flame from a blow torch. Even contact for less than a second can cause third-degree burns and irreversible damage. On today's Health Minute, Annette Matherly with the Burn Center at University of Utah Health talks about how to keep ...

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 ...

Health Care Insider: Compassion Fatigue - When It Becomes Too Much for Nurses to Care

May 10, 2019

Nursing can be not only physically and mentally demanding, but also emotionally draining. Nurses must treat their patients with kindness and compassion for long and demanding shifts. Some nurses, however, can burn out on caring for patients. It’s called Compassion Fatigue, and Patricia Morton, ...

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 ...

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