Prev post1 of 3Next Minor burns are those that damage only the top layers of the skin, making the area red and painful. Minor burns are often referred to as first-degree burns. They can be caused by fire, steam, electricity or any other kind of heat. Minor burns can develop painful blisters if not treated
A nurse who cares for a patient with burn injury (burns) should be knowledgeable about the physiologic changes that occur after a burn, as well as astute assessment skills to detect subtle changes in the patient’s condition.