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1

No permanent scars if taken care of to prevent infection

Second degree

2

Tissue damage and cell death which

Burns

3

What causes burns

Intense heat
Electricity
Uv radiation
Chemicals

4

What occurs for burns to happen

Proteins are denatured and cause cell death in the affected area

5

When someone is burned what must they do

Replace their lost fluids immediately

6

Associated dangers of burns

Dehydration
Circulatory shock
Electrolyte imabalance

7

What determines the extent of burns

Rule of nines

8

Body is divided into how many areas for quick examination

11

9

Each area is qual to how much of the total body surface area

9 percent

10

Burn is gray-white or black

Third degree

11

For twenty four hours the burn is?

Sterile

14

Why are joint injuries dangerous

Cause trouble because scar tissue can form and limit mobility

15

How are burns classified

According to severity or depth

16

Regrowth of epithelium can occur

Second degree

17

Destroys entire skin layer

Third degree

22

Skid is red and swollen

First degree

23

How long does it take for first degree burns to heal

Two to three days without special attention

24

Epidermis and upper dermis are damaged

Second degree

25

Partial thickness burns

First and second degree

26

In a third degree burn what does the area feel like?

Painless because it no longer has nerve endings

27

When are burns considered critical?

Over 25% of body has second degree burns
Over ten percent of he body has third degree burns
Third degree burns on face hands or feet

28

Regeneration is not possible

Third degree

29

Full thickness burns

Third degree

31

Why are facial burns particularly dangerous

Possibility of burns in respiratory passageway which can lead to suffocation from swelling

32

What must be done to great third degree burns

Skin grafting must be done to cover exposed skin

33

Inadequate circulation of blood cause by low blood volume

Circulatory shock

36

The immune system drastically declines how many days after burns

One to two

39

After twenty four hours what occurs

Pathogens easily invade area and multiply rapidly

41

Sun burn

First degree

42

Lois supply of fluids with proteins and electrolytes as they sleep through burns

Dehydration

43

Skin is red with blisters

Second degree

44

Only epidermis is damaged

First degree