Please note that this presentation will not discuss full thickness burn management which ideally are managed according to set protocols in acute care facilities. This webinar will cover managing simple minor burns in community settings using local agents.
This webinar will cover -evaluating a burn, assessing a burn, area and depth, referral to specialist burn unit, treatment of a minor burn in a community setting using local agents available.
At the end of the presentation the attendee should be able to:
a. Discuss the initial evaluation of a burn
b. Discuss burns assessment, describing accurately the difference between the classifications of burns and various tools to measure surface area
c. List the indications for referral to a specialist burns unit
d. Discuss the management options using local agents in order to help heal a minor burn
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