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- Authors: Jordan A. Browning
- Editors: Renford Cindass
- Editors-In-Chief: Kathryn N. EricksonAdam Astrada
Chief Medical Reviewer: Patrycja Popowicz
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Sandra Coleman
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Bernadette M. Makar
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Dorothy Caputo
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Scott C. Dulebohn
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- Name: 'thermal burn.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by DermNetNZ
- Name: 'Burn_Degree_Diagram.png' Attribution: Contributed by Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)
- Name: '513_Degree_of_burns.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by OpenStax College, (Public Domain)
- Name: 'Thermal Burn 3rd degree.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Mark A. Dreyer, DPM, FACFAS