I raced across the hospital as fast as I could. I should have been heading home but I’d just been called about an emergency admission.
I entered the private room and I gasped at what I saw. In all my years treating burns, I had never seen anything that came close to this. The man on the bed had burns covering the entirety of his body; his skin was charred black. Blood and pus wept from the cracks in his destroyed flesh.