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Video: Burn Awareness – Sunburn


Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Sunburns are superficial burns that heal on their own, but can be very discomforting.

Remember: Always wear sunscreen if you are out in the sun for an extended period of time!

Ways to Prevent Sunburn

  • Wear a hat
  • Respect the sun year-round
  • Wear high SPF sunscreen

In the video below,  Jenny Ziembicki, MD, director of UPMC Mercy Burn Center, discusses how to prevent sunburns and common ways to treat them.

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No matter how serious your emergency, UPMC has you covered with world-class emergency and trauma care. Whether you experience a minor laceration, fracture, severe injury, or chest pain, UPMC’s trauma and emergency programs are a trusted resource for quality and timely care. Read More