THERMAL BURNS

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Rounds Details:

Date: Monday September 9, 2013

Presented by: Dr. Matt Davis, (Interim Medical Director of Education) and Dr. Sean Doran (PGY3, Emergency Medicine)

Brief Description:

Paramedics will benefit from this webinar, as you will be able to:

- Appreciate basic anatomy of the skin, understand the pathophysiology and classification of thermal burns (including degrees of injury), estimation of burn size/severity and the consequences of inflammatory responses.

- Understand potential complications and concurrent injuries to be considered when caring for a burn patient including: pain control, potential early airway compromise, and the importance of early fluid resuscitation protocols in the Emergency Department 

- Recognize the potential for inhalation injury to occur, the potential implications of such an injury and appreciate the pathophysiology, presentation and treatment of common inhaled toxins that may impact upon the management of a thermal burn patient

- Discuss common airway issues that may arise during the pre-hospital assessment, transfer and management of a thermal burn patient. 

- Gain an understanding of the Emergency Department care of the burn patient.

Submit a Rounds Review

Online Training Website:
https://onlinetraining.sworbhp.com

Paramedics are eligible to receive continuing education (CE) points for reviewing our paramedic rounds. To receive one (1) CE point, click the link above to access the online quizzes available on our Online Training Website. The modules are located under "Rounds and Webinars" located in the left hand menu.

System Requirements:

General System Requirements:

- Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22+ plug-in

- Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera

- Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps

Ensuring optimal streaming speeds is especially important for videos on YouTube. Make sure to close as many other tabs, browsers, and programs as possible while streaming your content. It may also help to hardwire your Internet connection, rather than using a wireless network connection.

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