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Stabilization And Transfer Of The Burn Patient To A Burn Center

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 2.5 hours
Rated 4.8 out of 5.0 based on 928 reviews

Course Summary

There are many different types of burn injuries, including those from fire, scalds, electricity, friction, contact with chemicals, and others. The one constant is that people who suffer burns have a desire for minimal scarring and impact to their lives. Emergency intervention is key in returning patients to their lives with minimal scarring and other lasting effects. This course discusses life-saving measures and burn wound treatment during the initial stabilization and preparation of a burn patient for transfer to a regional burn center according to established criteria.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

I.              Introduction

II.           Treatment Of Burn Injuries

1.   Fluid Resuscitation

2.   Fluid Creep

3.   Colloid Solutions

4.   Wound Protection

5.   Maintaining Warm Body Temperature

III.         Patient Stabilization And Transfer Criteria

IV.          Summary

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