Home > Medical > First aid > Burns Burns All sections in First Aid » About First Aid » Bites and Stings » Breathing Emergencies » Burns » Crime » Drowning » Eye Injuries » FAqs » Head & Spinal Injuries » Health Tips » Heat Emergencies & Hypothermia » Multimedia » First Aid News » Real-life Story » Removing Foreign Objects » Safety First » Shock » Medical Emergencies » Sprains, Fractures and Dislocations » The Basics » Unconsciousness » Wounds & Bleeding Smoke inhalation Smoke inhalation is the leading cause of death related to fires. Follow these steps if you are assisting someone. Sunburn Long day at the beach, enjoyed the summer sun too much? Here's how to treat sunburn. Burns Burns are commonly caused by the sun, hot liquids, fire, electricity or chemicals. Assess Am I at risk of a stroke? » Join Parenting Forum » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Vinnie Jones' hard and fast hands-only CPR Breathe for me First aid for serious sunburn Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result. Why the mask? What is the purpose of the scary-looking mask, which is visible in pictures of London victims? Chemical burns on the skin Follow these instructions if you have suffered are chemical burns. First aid for burns If you know what to do if someone is burnt, you may be able to limit injuries. Better still, learn how to prevent a tragedy from happening in the first place. Chemical burns of the eye Chemicals which accidentally splash into the eye may rapidly harm its delicate surfaces and need prompt treatment. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.