Electrical and Thermal Burns in Children

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Your child can get an electrical burn if he or she makes contact with electricity, either alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC).

Boston Children's Hospital's Injury Prevention Program

The Injury Prevention Program at Children's is committed to decreasing the incidence of injuries, including electrical and thermal burns, through community-based education efforts, distributing safety materials and conducting research into what works best.

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