Burns Chemical Evaluation
The evaluation of chemical burns begins with a medical history and physical. The specific chemical, its strength and the type of exposure are very important.
Physical findings in those with chemical burns may include:
Tests are usually not necessary to evaluate chemical burns unless a very large area is burned, or the burn is caused by a highly toxic chemical.
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