Day 10 Notes Key.pdf - sciovirtual.org ~Integ Diseases~ Burns 1st degree Affects epidermis Epidermis peels off 2nd degree Affects epidermis and dermis

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sciovirtual.org ~Integ Diseases~ Burns 1st degree - Affects epidermis - Epidermis peels off 2nd degree - Affects epidermis and dermis - Blisters form making skin look wet - Receptors start to be destroyed, causing numbness 3rd degree - Affects epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis - No pain - Skin is charred 4th degree - Affects skin and deeper - You can probably see the muscle and bone D: Complications - Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance (3rd degree burn) - Infection - Bursting blisters - Start after ___ hours - Inflammatory response increases… - Temperature - Heart rate - Respiratory rate - Blood pressure Treatments - Cool compress - Keep moist - Antibiotics - Parkland formula for Ringer’s lactate (to replace electrolytes and lost fluid) - Capsaicin cream - Debridement (removal of damaged/dead tissue) - Skin grafts (3rd degree)
sciovirtual.org - Autograft: grafted skin is your own skin - Isograft: grafted skin is from someone with the same genes (ex. Identical twins) - Allograft: grafted skin from a fellow human being -

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