ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment
of the Child with a Burn Injury
Evaluation/Treatment of the Child
with a Burn Injury
  • > 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
Evaluation of Burn
  • Immediate Trauma consult
  • Hyperbaric Physician Contact 215-662-7785
Admit
Discharge
Admit
  • Moderate burns follow-up in Trauma Clinic
  • First available appointment on a Wednesday or Friday
  • Phone number 215-590-5932

  • Minor burns PNP as needed
  • Discharge instructions
  • Wound care supplies
  • Transfer to burn center
  • Trauma service
  • PICU
Posted: February 2012
Revised: January 2016, April 2018
Authors: M. Lavoie, MD; B. Koza, RN; D. Perks, CRNP; E. Szydlowski, MD; J. Lavelle, MD