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Environmental conditions 

Environmental conditions
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Environmental conditions
Author(s):

Stuart Crisp

and Jo Rainbow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199605538.003.0006
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Burns 116

Bites and stings 118

Hypothermia 120

Hyperthermia 121

Drowning 122

Electrocution 123

Altitude 125

Diving 126

Further reading 127

Burns can be thermal, chemical, or electrical. The majority are thermal from hot surfaces, fire, or scalding.

Tissue damage from thermal burns is limited by ...

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