Scalds are the most common type of burn in children 5 years and younger and many of these scalds come from contact with hot food and drinks.
Targeted outreach week: February 1-7, 2016
Note: Materials may now be used anytime.
Toolkit reviewed: 2016
Suggested hashtag: #scalds
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*List of Abbreviations
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
ABA: American Burn Association
BPN: Burn Prevention Network
CHEC: Children's Health Education Center, Safe kids Southeast Wisconsin
CHOP: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CIPA: Child Injury Prevention Alliance
CSN: Children's Safety Network
FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
SKW: SafeKids Worldwide
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