Primeros auxilios en caso de quemaduras menores - Serie

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Procedimiento, parte 1

Para el tratamiento de una quemadura menor, se debe regar agua fría sobre el área de la quemadura o remojarla en un baño de agua fría (no agua helada), manteniendo el área sumergida durante al menos 5 minutos.

Procedimiento, parte 1

Procedimiento, parte 2

Después de verter agua o remojar durante algunos minutos, se debe cubrir la quemadura con un vendaje estéril o un trozo de tela limpio. Se pueden utilizar medicamentos analgésicos de venta libre, como ibuprofeno o acetaminofén, para ayudar a aliviar el dolor. Las quemaduras menores generalmente sanan sin necesidad de tratamientos adicionales.

Procedimiento, parte 2

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  • Last Reviewed on 01/13/2010
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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