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    BURNS

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    Burns Burns Burns are injuries to either skin (caused by heat‚ electricity‚ or chemicals)‚ or respiratory tract (caused by inhalation of smoke or hot particles). According to the CDC someone in the United States sustained burn injuries every 30 minutes (CDC‚ 2013). Pathophysiology The cell and tissue damage noted in burns is a result of exposure to temperatures above 44⁰C‚ which cause proteins to denature (Hettiaratchy & Dziewulski‚ 2004). This breakdown causes tissue necrosis; the necrotic

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    Burn Burn | Classification and external resources | Second-degree burn of the hand | A burn is a type of injury to flesh caused by heat‚ electricity‚ chemicals‚ light‚ radiation or friction. Most burns affect only the skin (epidermal tissue and dermis). Rarely‚ deeper tissues‚ such as muscle‚ bone‚ and blood vessels can also be injured. Burns may be treated with first aid‚ in an out-of-hospital setting‚ or may require more specialized treatment such as those available at specialized burn

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    Burns

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    minor burn from a serious burn‚ the first step is to determine the extent of damage to body tissues. The three burn classifications of first-degree burn‚ second-degree burn and third-degree burn will help you determine emergency care. 1st-degree burn The least serious burns are those in which only the outer layer of skin is burned‚ but not all the way through. * The skin is usually red * Often there is swelling * Pain sometimes is present Treat a first-degree burn as a minor burn unless

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    Burn Recovery

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    Increasing numbers of individuals are surviving burn injuries that in the past would have proved fatal. Over the past 40 years‚ advances in burn management‚ such as in resuscitation‚ early excision and grafting‚ and surgical critical care‚ have dramatically improved the percentage of survivors of severe burn injuries. With this improvement in survival comes an increased need for comprehensive burn rehabilitation so that when a life is saved‚ the quality of lifestyle and participation in meaningful

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    The Burn Journals

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    The Burn Journals Brent Runyon Brent Runyon‚ a fourteen year old boy was highly depressed. He was very intellectual‚ and had succeeded in many hard classes till third grade. He decided he didn’t like school anymore and wanted to be known. Brent was known as one of the funniest kids in school. He was a jokester and played many pranks on other students. After an exciting day he tried to light a locker on fire. He ended up burning a shirt and destroying some property. Brent didn’t want to be known

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    Burn Degrees

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    Burn Categories Everyone in this room today has experienced a burn. Many of you have burnt yourself while cooking so you know how painful a burn can be. More serious burns can result in disfigurement‚ loss of feeling‚ and sometimes death. Burns are categorized depending on the severity of the burn. They range from 1st degree to 6th degree. According to a survey taken by the National Emergency Department‚ nearly 500‚000 people received medical treatment for burns in 2012. Children under age 4 and

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    Degree of Burns

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    Definition Burns can be caused by flame‚ UV radiation‚ hot liquids‚ electricity‚ lightning and certain chemicals. Major burns are a medical emergency and require urgent medical attention. In some cases‚ skin graft surgery is needed (Atkinson A.‚ 1998) . Different types of burns There are four types of burns: * Thermal burns caused by fire‚ hot objects‚ hot liquids‚ and gases; or by nuclear blast or fireball Thermal burn treatment .     enlarge | info | Fig. 1 Thermal burn - full thickness

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    blood vessels. 2. 1st degree burns (Superficial) damage only the epidermis. The burn site is red and dry‚ with no blisters and is mildly painful. a. 2nd degree burns or partial thickness burns involve the epidermis‚ upper dermis‚ and some parts of the lower dermis. Burn site is red‚ moist and maybe blistered‚ swollen and very painful. b. 3rd degree or full thickness burns burn through the epidermis‚ dermis‚ and extend into the hypodermis. The burn site rages in color‚ from patchy

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    Burn Case Study

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    fire in his home. He was smoking a cigarette and fell asleep‚ dropping the cigarette and igniting the bed linens. He sustained full thickness burns over the upper half of his trunk and neck (anterior and posterior) and the posterior aspects of both upper arms. He also sustained superficial partial-thickness burns to his face and hands. He arrived at your burn unit 5 hours after injury. Labs were drawn. A foley catheter and NG tube were inserted in the ER. Assessment findings: Height is 72 inches

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    In answering these questions‚ the student is expected to use knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology. Inflammation 1. a. Explain why a cast placed around a fractured leg in which extensive tissue damage has occurred might be too tight after 24 hours. – Tissue damage causes inflammation‚ which includes swelling‚ so the area affected swells causing the cast to be tight. b. Explain why such a cast might become loose in 3 weeks. After the cells of the damaged tissue are able to repair

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