ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of the Child with a Burn Injury

Classification Minor/Moderate, Major

Minor Moderate Major
  • Any size superficial thickness
  • < 5%  partial thickness
  • > 5% partial thickness
  • Burns to head, face, hand, feet, perineum, near eyes, across joints
  • Circumferential burns
  • >25% Level 1 activation
  • >15% partial thickness
  • > 5% full thickness
  • Significant electrical burn
  • Inhalation injury