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Burn Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Crystalloids-although not universally true, most fluid resuscitation for burn injuries starts with crystalloid solutions, such as normal saline and ringers lactate. the burn client rarely requires...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
During fluid remobilization

Hypokalemia is most likely to occur during the fluid remobilization period as a result of dilution, potassium movement back into the cells, and increased...Read More

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Carice Snow, Motivator
Answered: Dec 04, 2018
If a person comes into direct exposure with an electrical current, damage can occur to the skin and internal organs. Electrical shock takes place upon contact of a human body part with any source...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Changing gloves between wound care on different parts of the client\ s body.-autocontamination is the transfer of microorganisms from one area to another area of the same clients body, causing...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Risk for Disuse Syndrome

During the emergent phase, fluid shifts into interstitial tissue in burned areas. When the burn is circumferential on an extremity, the swelling can compress blood...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
A urine output consistently above 100 ml/hour-in a client with burns, the goal of fluid resuscitation is to maintain a mean arterial blood pressure that provides adequate perfusion of vital...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Notify the burn emergency team.

These findings are associated with systemic gram-negative infection and sepsis. This is a medical emergency and requires prompt attention. DIF: Cognitive...Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Aug 28, 2018
The chemical white phosphorous comes from the common element phosphorous. It is an allotrope of that. One result of white phosphorous is through burning. Deep burns can actually occur....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Hip at zero flexion with leg flat-maximum function for ambulation occurs when the hip and leg are maintained at full extension with neutral rotation. although the client does not have to spend...Read More

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B.Lisa
Answered: Dec 12, 2017
Depending on how severe the burns are it might be best to defer to a hospital doctor rather than trying to treat burns at home. However, if the burns are minor there are first aid procedures that...Read More

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