When is an emergency a full-blown medical emergency? Or when is it a case where you can safely treat at home with help from healthcare services outside the hospital?
This is a question that many of us ponder over, when diseases with slow onset, such as fever and headaches set in. However, in the immediacy of burns and scalds, many of us are placed in panic mode, unsure of what to do.
At Speedoc, we will help to guide you through these moments. Below, we will recommend the appropriate and optimal measures to deal with the incurred burns and scalds.
Upon sustaining burns and scalding injuries due to contact with hot objects or steam, these injuries have different degrees of severity. Minor burns can be treated at home, while severe burns require medical attention at the emergency departments to prevent scarring and allow for complete cure.
If your burns are mild and on a small area,
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At Speedoc, we provide GP services around the clock who can check and treat mild conditions. In the event that your condition is severe, we provide fast-tracked referrals to the A&E. Download our app to learn more about our services to treat burns and scalds.