Megan McClintock from Pocket Prof Apps presents a review of important information regarding burns for nursing students.

Types of Burns (Watch at 9:50):

  • Thermal
  • Chemical
  • Smoke Inhalation: CO poisoning, Upper Airway, Lower Airway
  • Electrical

Burn Depth and Extent of Burn (Watch at 20:40):

This WILL be on your NCLEX. You must know the rules of 9.

  • 1st Degree: Partial-thickness, superficial
  • 2nd Degree: Partial-thickness, deep
  • 3rd & 4th Degree: Full-thickness

Phases of Burn Injury (Watch at 26:31):

  • Emergent: Resuscitative care
  • Acute: Diuresis until wound closure
  • Rehab: Restorative

The second half of the Burns Lecture video will present nursing care for different body systems from neuro to gastrointestinal. Jump to 53:54 to watch procedures and medications for a patient with burns injury.


HT: Megan McClintock