ACTION STAT: Thermal burn
Heather Brown-Guttovz RN, BSN

August 2008 
Volume 38  Number 8
Pages 72 - 72
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Brown-Guttovz, Heather RN, BSN

Issue: Volume 38(8), August 2008, p 72 Publication Type: [ACTION STAT] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Farmington Hills, Mich.

SOPHIA STEVENSON, 37, is brought in to your ED by ambulance after being rescued from a house fire. She has burns to the anterior aspects of her right arm, right leg, and chest. The paramedics tell you that her clothing was removed and the burns were irrigated at the scene. You quickly help transfer her to a stretcher.

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Paramedics responding to the fire found Ms. Stevenson unconscious in her upstairs bedroom. She's responsive to painful stimuli only. You assess her airway, breathing, and circulation. While you establish I.V. access with two large-bore catheters for fluid replacement, a colleague attaches her to a cardiac monitor, automatic ...

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