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pt buurns


heat burns cause cell damage and protein coagulation
electrical burns cause cardiac dysrhythmias and central nervous complications
things that burns can cause within the body increase the amt of fluid production due to the inflammatory response increase h&h due to concentration and abnormal fluid and electrolyte
first degree burn top layer of the skil metabloic increases no scar heals in five days
second degree burn takes 14 days to heal will have color change in the epidermus layer might require skin graft
full thickness burn detroys all layers of the skin no pain cause nerve endings are destroyed involves muscle and bone
signs of hypovolmic shock increase hr and rr decrease bp and urine output
fluids u gve a burn vic in hypovolemic shock and goal crystalloids (ns lr d10w)the goal is to restore intravascular volume prevent ischemia and maintain vital organ function
drug you give in hypovolemic shock intropin to increase output of heart to get fluid to the organs
stage ll/acute phase occurs from the beginning of diuresis to near completion of wound closure, occurs 72 hours to 2wks aft initial injurs
nrg care for acute phase infection control colloids to keep fluid in vascular space no free water increase protein
nrg mngment for acute phase morphine give iv narcan for respiratory depression
what is a fasciotomy surgical procedure tht cuts away the fascia to relieve tension or pressure
wht is a escharotomy slice throught burn are so that fluid can escape
md mgmnt for burn injuries silver sulfadiazine and nitrate pertrolium guaze and nonadherent dressings
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