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Preventing Frostbite in Bone-Chilling Temperatures

the MWHC Blog Team February 11, 2016

As temperatures plummet in the Washington, D.C. region, people heading outdoors for work or recreational purposes, should be aware that…

Don’t “Feel the Burn” this Summer

Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center June 29, 2016

Hear “summer” and “burns” in the same sentence and “sunburn” probably comes to mind. But that’s not the burn that…

Why We Must Address the Psychological Impact of Burns

Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center January 20, 2017

Survival rates for burn patients have improved drastically over the years thanks to advances made in burn treatment. Unfortunately, the…

When to seek treatment at a burn center

Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center April 13, 2017

“Why do I have to drive into the middle of D.C. to a burn center? There’s a hospital right by…

Tug boat captain recovers from an 18-month ordeal fighting near fatal burn injuries

the MWHC Blog Team April 16, 2018

Tug boat captain Jeff Davis spent 40 years shepherding large ships safely through treacherous waters along every U.S. coast. But…