Tech-Wound Management (Burns)

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heather.dundas
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Tech-Wound Management (Burns)
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2013-09-23 23:22:38
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  1. What are burns classified by?
    degree of tissue injury
  2. Animals with more than _ of the body surface burned generally don't survive.
    50%
  3. Large surface area of tissue damage results in large amounts of _ _ and _ loss through wound surface
    • fluid
    • electrolyte
    • protein
  4. Burn wounds are prone to infx and produce copious amounts of _  _
    viscous exudate
  5. What should be done immediately if soot is noticed in the airway?
    intubation
  6. Name the degree:
    -full thickness-charred
    -affects muscle and bone
    fourth
  7. Name the degree:
    -epidermis and some dermis
    -has blisters
    second
  8. Name the degree:
    -epidermis only
    -painful
    -subside in 2-3 days
    first
  9. Name the degree:
    -all layers of skin
    -possible damage to muscle
    -white or black
    -firm
    -depressed inward
    third
  10. Collar wounds often can't be reported for abuse what is often done?
    euthanize because too costly to owner
  11. How do opthalmic truamas occur?
    hit by car or other blunt force
  12. What can be applied to the eye to help reduce swelling to push it back into the socket?
    50%dextrose
  13. What is used to suture the eye to the lids?
    IV tubing???

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