By definition, a burn is an acute wound caused by exposure to thermal extremes, caustic chemicals, electricity or radiation. The degree of tissue damage depends on the strength of the source and the duration of contact or exposure. Burns may be classified into different types such as thermal burns which are caused from exposure or contact with a flame, hot liquids, or radiation and this type is the most frequent. Chemical burns on the other hand result from contact with a caustic agent such as acid, alkali, or vvesicant. The next type would be electrical burns that reuslted from household currents or lightning. And lastly, the last type would be Radiation which is caused by Alpha, Betta, and Gamma. Among children with the ages 1-5 years old, scald burns is the most common however among adults, burns from flammable liquids are the most common. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care step and this type is the most s may be helpful.
200 to 600 IU day in cases of extensive burns. People with a history of an extensive burn might benefit from vitamin D supplementation, since the skin may not be as effective at manufacturing vitamin D from sunlight.