Rash, Wounds & Burns [Case #1]
Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:
What are the different depths of a burn and how is each defined?
What percentage of Burn Surface are is assigned to the following in an adult:
What are the criteria for referral to a burns specialist centre?
How do you calculate the fluid requirements in a patient with burns? Assuming this man weighs 70kg what is his fluid requirement (show your working). This is a very common part B question.
What analgesia would you use in a child with severe burns?
Within what period is it beneficial to apply cold water to a burn and why?
Why do we apply cling film to burns injuries?