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Burn survivor: New laser assists in patient’s recovery from house fire

BY AMBER SMITH

She lies on her stomach, exposing her bare back to a laser wielded by her surgeon.

“Dr. Dolinak saved my life,” Stephanie Bridge says emphatically, as she positions herself for treatment that will help restore the texture of her skin. 479 more words

Health Care

The Burn: Week Three

By this point, I was going crazy. Imagine being cooped up in an apartment all day long while everyone else was out living life. Now imagine ME doing it. 1,391 more words

Uruguay

The Burn: Week Two

**Warning: A few more graphic photos. But they are getting better!

I cannot believe that it has only been two weeks. It feels like I have been in my apartment for a whole month. 1,058 more words

Friends

The Burn: Week One

**WARNING – Images are a bit graphic. They show areas of burned skin.

It has officially been one week since the incident of pouring hot water all over my legs. 1,409 more words

Burn Treatment

Captain's Log-January 1 2018-Burnt Little Girl

One morning at our prayer time before we start work Muno told us that his young daughter had spilled boiling water all over her leg the night before as she was helping her mother cook supper.  780 more words

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Care of the Burn Patient

Linda Asks:

In my middle grade novel my main character’s dad was a fireman in NY.
He was present during the collapse of the World Trade Center buildings. 215 more words

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Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims

ORTALEZA, Brazil—Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut… 486 more words

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