Inpatient Clinical Pathway for the Care of Children
with Thermal Burns

Thermal Burn Requiring
Inpatient Care
    • Transfer to Burn Center
    • PICU Admission
    • Surgical Service, Floor Admission
  • Debridement
  • Re-evaluation of burn size and depth
  • Dressings
  • Vital Signs
  • I/O
  • Pain Control
  • Temperature Control
  • Nutrition
  • Social Work
  • SCAN (as needed)
  • Child Life
  • Subspecialty
  • Consultation
  • Discharge Planning
Posted: March 2015
Revised: April 2020
Authors: M. Nance MD, J. Kloss, CRNP