All are immediate causes of death in a case of burn, except Sepsis

All are immediate causes of death in a
case of burn, except ?
a) Suffocation
b) Embolism
c) Injury
d) Sepsis
Correct Answer - D
Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., Sepsis
Causes of death in burns
Causes of death in burns may be divided into :

  1. Causes of immediate death : These are (1) neurogenic shock
    (primary shock), (2) hypovolaemic shock (secondary shock), (3)
    suffocation, due to inhaled CO, CO2, (4) cyanide intoxication, (5) fat
    embolism, (6) cerebral or pulmonary edema, and (7) accidental
    injuries during burn.
  2. Causes of delayed death : These are : (1) renal failure (acute tubular
    necrosis), (2) infections (sepsis, gangrene, tetanus) and (3)
    centrilobular necrosis of liver.