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Synonyms for scald

a burn cause by hot liquid or steam

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the act of burning with steam or hot water

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subject to harsh criticism

treat with boiling water

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heat to the boiling point

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burn with a hot liquid or steam

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He also said any burn or scalds larger than a postage stamp should be seen by a doctor.
The team found that grabbing and pulling was the leading contributing cause for scald burn injury for children older than 5 months, while children 1-5 months old were more likely to be scalded by bathing--17% of the emergency room visits.
RESEARCH by Cardiff University has found that one-year-olds have up to 10 times more burns and scalds than older children.
Visit estimates were based on weighted data from patients aged [greater than or equal to]65 years who were treated for nonfatal scald burns at EDs that reported data to NEISS-AIP.
Many backyard poultry processors add a little liquid dish detergent in the scald water.
It is assumed that the Gunyah Pasture microsite was very similar to the Gunyah Scald and Gunyah Eroded microsites prior to revegetation.
And on CA-stored Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples, 1-MCP treatments effectively prevented scald without diphenylamine.
Medical statistics reveal that scald burns caused by hot water flowing into a tub or shower enclosure are among the leading causes of severe burn injuries in the United States.
I was 37 years old, I'm highly educated, my wife is highly educated, and it didn't occur to me - the hot water wouldn't scald an adult, but a child's skin is more supple.
The protagonist is a sixteen-year-old girl named Scald Ibis who is abruptly divorced from all that is familiar and nurturing.
According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, hot tap water accounts for nearly one-fourth of all scald burns among children and is associated with more deaths and hospitalizations than other hot liquid burns.
AS kitchen equipment, cooking and hot food and drink are responsible for more than half of the burn and scald cases, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is advising parents and caregivers to protect their young children from injury or permanent disability caused by burns and scalds by making some simple changes at home.
To treat a burn or scald, Dr Saifeldeen recommends to immediately cool the area, soaking the burn under cool, not cold, water as well as loosely cover the burn or wound.
The most common cause of scalds burns being hot / boiled water; other causes of scald burns in decreasing order were hot milk, hot oil and hot curry (Figure 4).
In most homes the water from the bath tap is hot enough to scald a child in only one second.