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  • Cool the burn immediately in cool water.  If you cannot do this, pour cool water on the area or cover it with a clean, wet cloth.
  • Never rub butter or oily dressings onto a burn area.
  • Cool the burn until the pain has lessened
  • Loosen or remove anything on or near the burn area that is tight e.g. jewellery or clothing
  • When the pain has lessened, loosely cover the burn with a clean, fluff-free dressing.
  • Monitor the casualty for shock whilst arranging for medical help.

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