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Baby almost dies after being scalded by a drop of hot tea 180 children are scalded by a hot drink every day, according to NHSSurgeons had to remove 80 per cent of the top layer of baby”;s skin after infection developed A baby almost died after he was scalded by a drop of hot tea.
Maggots clean wounds faster than surgeons – as long as patients can stomach it Maggots may trump scalpels when it comes to cleaning large wounds that won”t heal easily, such as those seen in diabetics, according to French researchers. To allow such wounds to heal, doctors usually remove infected or dead tissue with scalpels or enzymes, a process they call debridement.