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Monday, June 11, 2012

MS: Burns



A description of the traditional and current classifications of burns.

Nomenclature
Traditional nomenclature
Depth
Clinical findings
Superficial thickness
First-degree
Epidermis involvement
Erythema, minor pain, lack of blisters
Partial thickness – superficial
Second-degree
Superficial (papillary) dermis
Blisters, clear fluid, and pain
Partial thickness – deep
Second-degree
Deep (reticular) dermis
Whiter appearance
Full thickness
Third- or Fourth-degree*
Dermis and underlying tissue and possibly fascia, bone, or muscle
Hard, leather-like eschar, purple fluid, no sensation (insensate)

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