Following Primary Survey, and assuming all life threatening problems have been stabilized, the next step is the Secondary Survey which involves a detailed history, and performing a focused physical examination to look for specific injuries.

Circumferential full thickness burn to leg: cool to touch, loss of circulation and pulse distally Copy

Circumferential full thickness burn to leg: cool to touch, loss of circulation and pulse distally
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Expose the patient to assess extent of injury (copy)

Expose the patient to assess extent of injury
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Supported by:

Ambulance Victoria The Alfred Victorian Adult Burn Services at The Alfred The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne