Users' questions

How should you treat a victim who just burnt their fingertip on the stove?

How should you treat a victim who just burnt their fingertip on the stove?

How to treat a first-degree, minor burn

  1. Cool the burn. Immediately immerse the burn in cool tap water or apply cold, wet compresses.
  2. Apply petroleum jelly two to three times daily.
  3. Cover the burn with a nonstick, sterile bandage.
  4. Consider taking over-the-counter pain medication.
  5. Protect the area from the sun.

What happens when you burn your finger on the stove?

Called a full-thickness burn, it destroys skin and reaches underlying tissues. Nerves are damaged, causing numbness. Skin may be white or charred. Immediately call 911.

How many times can you tell a child not to touch the stove?

So you can tell a child 50 times “Don’t touch the stove, its hot” and they might never learn, but let them just once touch the hot stove and they will remember for life. I would like to know how many of the long term Navision people on this site have increased the length of fields in Navision.

What makes a Christmas tree catch on fire?

Well, Christmas trees have an abundance of dry needles that can catch on fire super quickly and the tree has a ton of sap, which is super flammable and full of creosote that can clog up your chimney. Because Christmas trees are loaded with sap that burns quickly and pops, embers may rise quickly through your chimney and can start a chimney fire.

Can a Christmas tree be burned in a fireplace?

Because Christmas trees are loaded with sap that burns quickly and pops, embers may rise quickly through your chimney and can start a chimney fire. It’s best to avoid burning this tempting firewood in your indoor fireplace.

Why does my Coleman stove have a blue flame?

After preheating the generator, getting your flame to burn nicely with blue flames (instead of orange) requires the right pressure. And while altitude and fuel quality have great effects on the blueness of your flame, once you get to know your stove well, I find it not that hard to manage (Karin-Marijke doesn’t entirely agree with me on this).

How does a burn on a stove burn?

Stove burns are most commonly located on the hands and arms. A first degree burn is the least serious type. Affecting the top layer of the skin only, the burned area will be painful to touch and turn bright red. First degree burns heal quickly, though the skin on and around the wound may peel away in the process, which is unsightly,…

Who was the man that set his house on fire?

Police say e-mails show Powell planned the fatal fire. Days after a judge ruled against him in a child custody hearing, a father and his two young sons were killed Sunday when police said he intentionally set his house on fire with all three inside – a tragic ending to a bizarre case that began when the man’s wife disappeared in Utah.

How is a burn on a finger classified?

Burned finger by degree. Burns on your fingers — and anywhere else on your body — are categorized by the levels of damage they cause. First-degree burns injure the outer layer of your skin.

What happens to the skin after a stove burn?

Affecting the top layer of the skin only, the burned area will be painful to touch and turn bright red. First degree burns heal quickly, though the skin on and around the wound may peel away in the process, which is unsightly, but not uncomfortable. Second degree burns are more serious as they signify damage below the surface of the skin.