BOOK4-CH6Burns

BOOK4-CH6Burns - Volume 4 Chapter 6 Burns 1. During which...

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Volume 4 Chapter 6 Burns 1. During which phase of a burn injury does extravasation of proteins, water, and electrolytes occur, resulting in edema and potential hypovolemia? a. Emergent b. Fluid shift c. Hyperemia d. Hypermetabolic 2. Which of the following body structures is the best electricity conductor? a. Bones b. Muscle c. Skin d. Nerves 3. Which of the following is true of the heat generated when electricity flows through the body? a. Wet skin offers less resistance to electricity, generating more heat. b. Dry skin offers more resistance to electricity, generating more heat c. Wet skin offers greater resistance to electricity, generating more heat d. Dry skin offers less resistance to electricity, generating more heat 4. Alkalis generally cause_____ extensive burns because they result in ______ necrosis of the tissue. a. Less, coagulation b. Less, liquefaction c. More, liquefaction d. More, coagulation 5. Your patient has circumferential full-thickness burns of the thorax. He is intubated, and you have noticed an increase in resistance as you bag him. His skin is very tight and inflexible as you try to ventilate. Which of the following is required to improve this patient’s ventilatory status? a. Needle thorocostomy b. An escharotomy c. IV sedation d. Crycothryoid tomey 6. Which of the following body areas warrant special attention when burned? a. Face b. Feet c. Genitalia d. All of the above
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7. For which of the following burn patients could you use local cooling? a. A 19 yo female with approximately 40 percent superficial and 45 percent partial thickness burns from sunbathing. b. A 15 year old male with partial thickness burns of his left upper extremity, anterior chest, and neck resulting from playing with gasoline and matches. c.
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course PAR 100 taught by Professor Alan during the Spring '10 term at Miramar College.

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BOOK4-CH6Burns - Volume 4 Chapter 6 Burns 1. During which...

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