first-degree burn


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su·per·fi·cial burn

a burn involving only the epidermis and causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn

first-degree burn

(fûrst′dĭ-grē′)
n.
A mild burn that produces redness of the skin but no blistering.

first-degree burn

a burn that affects the epidermis only, causing erythema and, in some cases, mild edema, without vesiculation.

su·per·fi·cial burn

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl bŭrn)
A burn involving only the epidermis and causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn.

su·per·fi·cial burn

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl bŭrn)
Epidermal burn causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn.
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If a person escapes with minimum injuries, he or she should get some fresh air and immerse any first-degree burns [minor] in cold water.
The general rule of severity defines greater than 30 percent first-degree burns, greater than 20 percent second-degree burns and greater than 10 percent third-degree burn is considered severe and victims should seek the attention of a medical professional.
Cardiff North MP Julie Morgan's Private Member's Bill, prompted by cases of Welsh children suffering first-degree burns from using coin-operated sunbeds, passed its second reading in the Lords unopposed this week.
First-degree burns - affect only the outer layer of the skin (epidermis), causing pain and redness.
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