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Surgeon explains how burn care begins with prevention

Jessica Summers, MD (photo by Jim Howe)

Jessica Summers, MD
(photo by Jim Howe)

The medical director of the Clark Burn Treatment Center at Upstate University Hospital talks about safety around campfires, gas grills and charcoal grills and provides advice for the safe handling of gasoline. Jessica Summers, MD, also explains how to care for someone who has been burned. First is to stop the burning process, which may mean following the "stop, drop and roll" instructions, or removing burning clothes. Burn care begins with prevention