The UW Hospital and Clinics Burn Center was recently verified as both a pediatric and adult burn center by the American College of Surgeons. This verification confirms that the burn center has met rigorous standards for personnel, facilities and medical care to provide expert burn care. Read more
EMS personnel were called to assist a 50-year-old male involved in an accident while working at a foundry. Upon arrival it was found that the patient had suffered second- and third-degree burns to his entire back, legs and arm after having hot molten spilled and splashed on him. Read more
Each year, 100,000 children are scalded by hot food or drinks and 5,000 children are scalded from hot tap water. The result is 100 deaths annually in the United States. Let's help our communities prevent scald burns. Share these bath safety tips within your community.