A special Web site has been developed at www.burnawarenessweek.org.
According to a study published in the November 2007 issue of the Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, an estimated 10,000 pediatric burn injuries occur annually in the
Since 2002, Shriners Hospitals for Children has treated more than 800 children for acute burns caused by ignition of a highly flammable material, such as gasoline. Kids 13 and older are in the highest at-risk group for gasoline and other flammable substance burns.
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