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Document ID (ISN)41153
CIS number 84-275
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Burns: When cold water works "miracles"
Original title Brűlures: quand l'eau froide fait des "miracles" [in French]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1983, No.7-8, p.384-394. Illus.
Abstract A new approach to traditional first-aid methods applied to thermal burns in the basic metal industry. Burn hazards and their prevention in French chemical and food plants. Examples of dangerous situations and technical measures to be taken for avoiding burns are described. In one factory, the medical staff recommends the use of cold water as a first-aid measure; its advantages are outlined.
Descriptors (primary) thermal burns; cold water; first aid
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold
First aid and emergency organization