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ALS Box 2

Monitor ECG and SpO2

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ALS Box 1

Initiate ________________ in pt with major burns ( >____% with Normal Saline. Administer _________ NS fluid bolus if pt hypotensive for age. Priority for IV access is as follows:

Large bore IV
9%
20ml/kg
Unburned upper extremity EJ
unburned lower extremity
Burned upper
Burned lower
IO if hypotensive

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If partial or _______ thickness burn with _____pain and without evidence or mechanism of ______,_____, or ______ injury.

Consider administration of opiate pain medication per Pediatric Pain Management policy

Full
severe
Internal head, chest, or abdominal injury

3

BLS

Remove pt from source of the burn. Remove _____ or _______ clothing

burning
smoldering

4

BLS

Inhalation injury is of prime importance access for:
a.
b.
c.
d

a. Burns around face, neck and chest
b. Singed nasal hairs
c. soot around nose and mouth
d. Chemicals in air or a result of the fire

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Caustic and Chemical Burns

_____ source of burn. Remove all clothing. ______ with copious amounts of water. Do not _______. Wear protective clothing and gloves. (Sterile water or normal saline if available is preferable for small burns, but any available source of tap water may be used for extensive burns.

Remove
Flush
Scrub

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_______ dressing to burned area: burns may be covered with dry ________ dressings.

Sterile

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Transport:

Any pt with the following shall be tx to UCDMC Burn Center
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Partial thickness >9% of body surface
2) Any electrical or any chemical burn
3) Evidence of possible inhalation injury
4) Any burn to the face, hands, feet, genitalia, perineum or major joints.

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Do not apply _____ or ______ to the burned area

Ice

Creams

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Pedi Rule of 9's

Palms or hands 1%
Arms 9%
Head and neck 18%
Anterior trunk 18%
Posterior trunk 18%
Leg 14%