ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of the Child with a Burn Injury
Evaluation/Treatment of the Child with a Burn Injury
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Resuscitation Room
  • >25% TBSA (Level 1 Activation)
  • Inhalation Injury
  • Altered mental status or LOC at
    scene or in the ED
  • Chest pain or arrhythmias
  • Associated major trauma
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Evaluation of Burn
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  • Immediate Trauma consult
  • Hyperbaric Physician Contact 215-662-7785
Admit
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Discharge
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  • Moderate burns follow-up in Trauma Clinic
  • Minor burns PNP as needed
  • Discharge instructions
  • Wound care supplies
  • Transfer to burn center
  • Trauma service
  • PICU
Date Revised: November, 2011
Authors: W. Frankenberger, RN, A. Mehta, MD, D. Perks, CRNP, R. Robinson, CRNP, C. Biggie, CRNP, J. Lavelle, MD