Flashcards in Pedi Burns Deck (10):
ALS Box 2
Monitor ECG and SpO2
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
Unburned upper extremity EJ
unburned lower extremity
IO if hypotensive
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
Internal head, chest, or abdominal injury
Remove pt from source of the burn. Remove _____ or _______ clothing
Inhalation injury is of prime importance access for:
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
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.
_______ dressing to burned area: burns may be covered with dry ________ dressings.
Any pt with the following shall be tx to UCDMC Burn Center
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.
Do not apply _____ or ______ to the burned area