Cool Running Water Is Best Initial Treatment For Burns In Children, Study Finds

January 31, 2020

Forbes Magazine

"When a child suffers a burn, many parents may reach for ice, aloe vera, butter, or even toothpaste. Many of these home remedies are often folklore and passed down through generations.

But the reality is that while these are not only ineffective approaches, they ignore the principles of sound burn care and wound management.

New research, published online in Annals of Emergency Medicine, reveals that cooling a child’s burn with running water is the best initial treatment."

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