BURNS. BLS, ILS, ALS OTEP. Russ Armstrong, EMT-I, Fire Prevention Officer, Stevens County Fire Protection District #1.
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BLS, ILS, ALS
Russ Armstrong, EMT-I, Fire Prevention Officer, Stevens County Fire Protection District #1
Superficial (1st degree) – involves only the upper layers of the epidermis and dermis. It is an irritation of the living cells in this region and results in some pain, minor edema, and erythema.
PARTIAL THICKNESS BURN
Thermal Burns – caused by exposure to excessive heat.
Electrical Burns – caused by direct contact with electricity.
Chemical Burns – caused by contact with chemicals.
3. Which of the following signs or symptoms may indicate that a patient has an inhalation injury:
4. The cause of death from electricity can be attributed to all the following, except.
7. The Parkland formula is used by many burn centers to _____________ for the burn patient.
8. All of the following should be considered in the treatment of a burn patient, except.
9. At what percent of BSA burned would be considered a Major or Severe burn.
10. Burns are the leading cause of trauma in the ___________age group.