Complications of Burns and Wounds
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Complications of Burns and Wounds

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Which type of burn requires medical/surgical management due to non-healing?

3rd degree burns

What is a potential mucous membrane related complication of burns?

Visual loss

In which type of burns does healing take several months and result in long-term scarring?

2nd degree deep burns

What is the most common offending agent related complication in electrical burns?

<p>Arrhythmia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the components of the skin?

<p>Epidermis, dermis, hypodermis</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which layer of the skin comprises keratinocytes?

<p>Dermis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of the subcutaneous tissue (hypodermis)?

<p>Insulation and energy storage</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which components are classified as cutis?

<p>Epidermis, dermis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary method used to quantify the extent of burns in adults?

<p>The rule of nines</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the TBSA (total body surface area) estimation for the palm + fingers of a patient’s hand?

<p>Approximately 1%</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which method is used to estimate TBSA in children due to their proportionally larger heads?

<p>The Lund &amp; Browder chart</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which clinical feature does NOT count in the calculation of TBSA for burns?

<p>Dry erythema and/or white patches</p> Signup and view all the answers

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