WONDER #2604: What Are the Different Degrees of Burns?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. why kids should never cook alone.
  2. ways to protect your home from fires using a fire extinguisher and smoke detectors.
  3. the history of fire and cooking.
  4. the different degrees of burns and how to prevent and care for burn injuries.

Question 2 of 3

If a burn affects the top layer of skin and part of the layer below, it is a __________________ burn.

  1. first-degree
  2. second-degree
  3. third-degree
  4. fourth-degree

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a recommended way to treat a minor first-degree burn at home, according to this Wonder?

  1. Rub grease or oil on the burned area.
  2. Hold the burned area under cool running water.
  3. Apply a cold compress.
  4. Apply aloe or burn cream.

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