OBJECTIVES

 Estimate burn size, and determine presence of

associated injuries. measures, and treatment.

Outline innitial stabilization, treatment

transfer criteria.

Identify special problems and methods of

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BURN INJURIES Management Principles  Timely application Maintain:     Airway Hemodynamic stability Fluid / electrolyte balance Normal body temperature Prevent complications 4/28/12 .

large-caliber Ivs Ringer’s lactate Establish airway Identify signs of distress 4/28/12 Initiate supportive measures .LIFE-SAVING MEASURES Remove all: Injurious material Clothing. jewelry Prevent hypothermia Two.

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