Tissue injuries caused by application of heat, chemicals, electricity, or irradiation.
Extent of injury (depth of burn) is a result of intensity and duration of exposure.
Superficial: erythema of involved ti...
Prehospital care (1)[B]
Remove the patient from the source of the burn, and extinguish and remove all burning clothing.
Room-temperature water may be poured onto the burn but only in the first...
High-protein, high-calorie diet when bowel function resumes
Nasogastric tube feedings may be required in early postburn period.
T23.029A Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified single finger (nail) except thumb, initial encounter
T23.039A Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified multiple fingers (nail), not includ...
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FIG. 20.1. A: Second-degree umbilical burn due to silver nitrate. B: Second-degree burn of the leg from contact with an iron. C: The buttocks of this infant show a second-degree burn as a result of being intentionally immersed in scalding water.
FIG. 20.1. A: Second-degree umbilical burn due to silver nitrate. B: Second-degree burn of the leg from contact with an iron. C: The butto...
FIG. 20.2. Second-degree sunburn.
FIG. 20.4. Deep partial-thickness burns.
FIG. 20.5. Full-thickness burns.
FIG. 20.8. This circumferential burn carries a high risk of leading to complications and disability.
FIG. 20.12. Electrical hand burn.
Burn: partial thickness, forearm
FIG. 26.3. Immersion burns. A: Hot water burn in an immersion pattern. B: Hot liquid spill burns sustained by a 6-month-old child.