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? » How to save a choking child Vinnie Jones' hard and fast hands-only CPR First aid for serious sunburn Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result. Raad met brandwonde In ’n kool getrap by die braaivleisvuur? Die warm oondpan opgetel sonder ’n vatlap? Kookwater gemors op jou hand? Maak so as jy jou verbrand. Chemical burns of the eye Chemicals which accidentally splash into the eye may rapidly harm its delicate surfaces and need prompt treatment. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.