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Management of major burns in the emergency department

Nursing Standard

May 28, 2013

Gabby Rowley-Conwy

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A burn can be categorised as a major trauma injury, and assessment and management should follow the advanced trauma life support (ATLS) principles. This article aims to identify specific considerations during ATLS assessment of a patient with a major burn in the emergency department. Gu...read more

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Wounds and Injuries
Respiration
Accident and Emergency Department
Burn Injury
Patient Referral

Management of major burns in the emergency department

Nursing Standard

May 28, 2013

Gabby Rowley-Conwy

PMID: 23705258

DOI: 10.7748/ns2013.04.27.33.62.e7338

Abstract

A burn can be categorised as a major trauma injury, and assessment and management should follow the advanced trauma life support (ATLS) principles. This article aims to identify specific considerations during ATLS assessment of a patient with a major burn in the emergency department. Gu...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Wounds and Injuries
Respiration
Accident and Emergency Department
Burn Injury
Patient Referral

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