AMS 6 – INTEGUMENTARY: BURNS

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AMS 6 – INTEGUMENTARY: BURNS
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  1. Burned area is painless because nerve fibers are destroyed, would appear white to red, brown or black, would appears leathery…what kind of
    burn is this?
    full thickness (3rd degree)
  2. Pt has certain
    burns…what percentage of TBSA? (p.1056, s.32)
    know the rule of nine
  3. What’s the incident of burns (p.1053,s.2)
    • Young children and elderly people are at particularly high risk for burn injury
    • Most injury occurs in the home, usually in the kitchen and the bathroom
  4. (T/F) Burns that do not produce 25% TBSA of local or systemic response are considered major burns
    true
  5. FILL-IN:
    ________ is the immediate consequence of fluid loss resulting in decrease perfusion and oxygen delivery, cardiac output decreases, BP drops
    (onset of burn shock)
    hypovolemia
  6. Protocol for Managing Injuries (Burns) – WRITE DOWN:
    • A – airway and cervical spine control
    • B – breathing and ventilation-- Prevent respiratory
    • C – circulation and hemorrhage control-- Prevent shock
    • D – disability--Detect and treat concomitant injuries
    • E – exposure and environmental control--Wound assessment and initial care
    • F – fluid resuscitation administration --Replace fluid and electrolyte
  7. Obtained from living or recently deceased human is called
    homograft

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