OVERVIEW IN MANAGEMENT OF BURN PATIENTS Apichart Ploysangwal Department of Surgery Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital
Studying Topics <ul><li>First aid </li></ul><ul><li>Estimation of depth and extent of burn wound </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid r...
Types of Burn Injuries <ul><li>Scald/hot liquid </li></ul><ul><li>Flame </li></ul><ul><li>Hot object/contact </li></ul><ul...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Superficial <ul><li>Involves only the epidermis (i.e. sunburn) </li></ul><ul><li>Erythema </li></ul><ul><li>Pink, red, usu...
 
 
 
 
Partial-Thickness…..Deep <ul><li>Involves all of the epidermis & part of the dermis </li></ul><ul><li>Waxy white, some pin...
 
 
 
 
 
Fluid Resuscitation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chemical Injuries <ul><li>Remove all contaminated clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately flush the body with copious amoun...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Studying Topics <ul><li>First aid </li></ul><ul><li>Estimation of depth and extent of burn wound </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid r...
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    1. 1. OVERVIEW IN MANAGEMENT OF BURN PATIENTS Apichart Ploysangwal Department of Surgery Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital
    2. 2. Studying Topics <ul><li>First aid </li></ul><ul><li>Estimation of depth and extent of burn wound </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid resuscitation </li></ul><ul><li>Burn wound management </li></ul><ul><li>Detection of burn wound sepsis </li></ul><ul><li>Burn wound coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Some specific procedures and complication </li></ul>
    3. 3. Types of Burn Injuries <ul><li>Scald/hot liquid </li></ul><ul><li>Flame </li></ul><ul><li>Hot object/contact </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical </li></ul>
    4. 11. Superficial <ul><li>Involves only the epidermis (i.e. sunburn) </li></ul><ul><li>Erythema </li></ul><ul><li>Pink, red, usually dry </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution time 3-5 days </li></ul><ul><li>Sunburn or flash burn </li></ul>
    5. 16. Partial-Thickness…..Deep <ul><li>Involves all of the epidermis & part of the dermis </li></ul><ul><li>Waxy white, some pink, less moisture </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased sensation </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal pain </li></ul><ul><li>Hair follicles may or may not be intact </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution time 4-6 weeks </li></ul>
    6. 22. Fluid Resuscitation
    7. 86. Chemical Injuries <ul><li>Remove all contaminated clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately flush the body with copious amounts of water.(Brush dry powder from the body prior to flushing) </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous eye irrigation until seen by a MD </li></ul><ul><li>Do not delay treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Neutralization is contraindicated </li></ul>
    8. 96. Studying Topics <ul><li>First aid </li></ul><ul><li>Estimation of depth and extent of burn wound </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid resuscitation </li></ul><ul><li>Burn wound management </li></ul><ul><li>Detection of burn wound sepsis </li></ul><ul><li>Burn wound coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Some specific procedures and complication </li></ul>

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