silver sulfadiazine-topical Index
Silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene, SSD, SSD AF, Thermazene) is a topical medicaiton prescribed to treat and prevent infections caused by second or third degree burns. Side effects; drug interactions; dosage, storage, and pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.
Burns (First Aid)
Burns are categorized by severity as first, second, or third degree. First degree burns are similar to a painful sunburn. The...learn more »
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Burns (First Aid) Article
- Introduction to burns
- How are burns classified?
- What is the significance of the amount of body area burned?
- How important is the location of a burn?
- What about electrical burns?
- What about chemical burns?
- First aid for burns
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