Jun 11, 2017
According 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
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.