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.
Impetigo is a contagious skin infection caused by staph and strep bacteria. There are two types of impetigo: nonbullous and...learn more »
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
First aid is a complicated subject and it is situation-specific. First aid is the help and medical assistance that someone gives,...learn more »