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scald

 [skawld]
a burn caused by a hot liquid or a hot, moist vapor; to burn in such fashion.

scald

(skawld),
1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam.
2. The lesion resulting from such contact.
[L. excaldo, to wash in hot water]

scald

(skawld)
1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam.
2. The lesion resulting from such contact.
[L. excaldo, to wash in hot water]

scald

A burn caused by hot liquid or steam.
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In case of burns or scalds, Dr Saifeldeen recommended cooling of the area immediately and soaking the burn with 'cool and not cold water'.
These results suggest that PYE could heal scald wounds faster and result in less scarring compared to other treatments, by regulating VEGF in the whole wound healing process.
Whether from hot tap water or hot bath water, scald burns among children are a serious injury issue and a significant contributor to health care costs.
The researchers, who looked at the cases of 1,215 children under the age of 16, found that those children who were just a year old sustained 10 times as many burns and scalds as older children.
To treat burns or scalds in the future immediately put the affected area under running cold water to reduce the heat in the skin.
Visit estimates were based on weighted data from patients aged [greater than or equal to]65 years who were treated for nonfatal scald burns at EDs that reported data to NEISS-AIP.
There are people who scald their birds in a pot heated over a wood fire.
The soil pits were located as follows: on a bare scalded patch which had been eroded and, hence, had lost its A horizon (Gunyah Eroded); a bare scalded patch which had not been eroded (Gunyah Scald); a vegetated patch of what is assumed to be the original vegetation (Gunyah Vegetated); and an area that had been reclaimed by revegetation (Gunyah Pasture).
And on CA-stored Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples, 1-MCP treatments effectively prevented scald without diphenylamine.
For example, a child who is lowered into a tub full of water that is hot enough to scald will be spared injury on the areas of the buttocks that touch the floor of the tub.
"I was 37 years old, I'm highly educated, my wife is highly educated, and it didn't occur to me - the hot water wouldn't scald an adult, but a child's skin is more supple.