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Medical Intel

Jun 11, 2017

how-to-prevent-summer-burnsAccording to the NIH, in the United States, approximately 1.25 million people with burns present to the emergency department each year. People do not realize that summer fun carries with it an increased risk of many types of burns.

In this segment, Dr. Jeffrey Shupp, director of the Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, joins the show to discuss how to prevent those summer burns and how the Burn Center is the only adult burn treatment facility in the Washington region, serving the District, southern Maryland, northern Virginia and eastern West Virginia.