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First Aid for Scalds and Burns

Even at 50 degrees Celsius, hot water can cause painful scalding. Large and serious burns can be dangerous, even life-threatening. But minor burns can safely be treated at home. The most important first aid measure is cooling the skin. And home remedies such as flour and oil are best avoided.

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