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Accurate early assessment and the initial management of the burn injured patient impacts on morbidity and mortality post injury Copy

Accurate early assessment and the initial management of the burn injured patient impacts on morbidity and mortality post injury
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Complete a comprehensive physical examination of the patient from top to toe, both front and back to look for specific injuries and identify treatment required.

Visit the Trauma Victoria website for a comprehensive overview of the Secondary Survey Head to Toe Examination.

The burn specific components of the Head to Toe Examination include:

  1. Ocular Burns
  2. Electrical Burns
  3. %TBSA Burn Assessment
  4. Circumferential Burns

The Alfred Hospital gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support and contribution of Skilled Medical in funding this project.  For more information on Skilled Medical, please visit www.skilledmedical.com
Supported by:

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