A 34yo pt presents with 50% partial thickness burns. What should be the most appropriate
a. IV fluids calculated from the time of hospital arrival
b. IV fluids calculated from the time of burn
c. No IVF
d. IV dextrose stat
e. Burns ointment
Q. 1. What is the key?
Q. 2. How the calculation of fluid is made?
Ans. 1. The key is B. IV fluids calculated from the time of burn.
Ans. 2. Resuscitation fluids required in the first 24 hours from the time of injury.
For adults: 3 ml (in partial thickness burn) of Hartmann’s solution/kg body weight/% total