Management of 2nd Degree Burns Quiz
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Management of 2nd Degree Burns Quiz

Test your knowledge on the management of 2nd degree burns including urgent referrals, subacute/chronic management, medical treatment, and logistics. Explore scenarios related to inpatient care for moderate/major burns and acute management techniques.

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Questions and Answers

What is the recommended treatment for 2nd degree burns?

Regular wound dressing changes

What is the purpose of intubation for inhalation injury and high TBSA in moderate/major burns?

To facilitate breathing

What is the purpose of crystalloid fluid resuscitation in accordance with the Parkland formula?

To maintain circulation

What is the recommended urine output per hour for a patient with moderate/major burns?

<p>0.5mL/kg/hour</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is surgical debridement of necrotic tissue necessary in the acute management of moderate/major burns?

<p>To facilitate graft/flap reconstruction</p> Signup and view all the answers

In subacute management of moderate/major burns, what is preferred for nutritional support?

<p>Enteral nutrition</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary reason for performing post-debridement graft/flap for large exposed areas in moderate/major burns?

<p>To lower infection risk and fluid/electrolyte loss</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a potential drawback of using lateral thigh skin grafts?

<p>High risk of necrosis and less healing from the donor site</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of split thickness skin grafts (STSG)?

<p>Can be stretched to 3-6 times its original size and cover a large area</p> Signup and view all the answers

What lifestyle advice is recommended for subacute/chronic management of moderate/major burns?

<p>Avoiding sun exposure and certain activities during wound healing</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is an important referral/follow up recommendation for burns treatment?

<p>Burns unit and general practitioner (GP)</p> Signup and view all the answers

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