Be challenged with some good old fashioned medical trivia FFFF…introducing Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 216
Questions 11. You are asked to review a 64-year-old male who has been brought to the Emergency Department having been burned in a house fire. He is drowsy and confused with a persistent cough and unable to give a coherent history. His heart rate is 120 beats/minute, blood pressure is 88/52 mmHg, respiratory rate is […]
A critically ill child with possible inhalational injury and burns.
Assessment of a burns patient who was in a house fire.
Pathophysiology of oxygen and ventilation dysfunction in the burns patient.
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26 female present to ED after spilling a hot sauce pan of soup onto her left forearm. The patient states that the soup has just been boiled when the accident occurred 20mins before arrival. You unwrapped the wet towel that is wrapped around the burn, and begin first aid by running it under cold water for 20mins.
A child has scooped up crystals from a sink and put them in his mouth, resulting in immediate distress. How will you manage this corrosive injury?
A 65 year old man is brought to your emergency department. He was starting a fire in his fireplace when his clothes caught on fire.