1) A client has just arrived to the Emergency Department and has sustained burns on the front and back of the right arm and leg.

A client has just arrived to the Emergency Department and has sustained burns on the front and back of the right arm and leg.

2) A 2 year old comes in with burns from the bath tub to both legs, what percentage of body is this?

3) A client is rushed to the emergency room after having a 500 pound steel container fall onto their left side, spilling hazardous material all over the clients face. The chemical is burning the clients face and the client is losing their airway. The nurse gowns up into the hazmat suit and makes sure it is safe to enter the hazmat room. What is the nurses priority at this time?

4) A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from a severe burn injury. The nurse keeps track of the patients intake and output each day throughout her shift. Which choice best describes the purpose of monitoring patient intake and output in a burn patient?

5) A nurse is caring for a patient who has been severely burned and who is in the ICU. According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, which of the following actions demonstrates that the nurse is meeting the patient’s highest priority needs? Select all that apply.

6) A patient is brought into the emergency department after suffering from third degree burns in an explosion. The patient has burns on approximately 40 percent of his body. The nurse weighs the patient and notes that he weighs 170 lbs. Calculate the volume of IV fluid this patient must receive in the first 24 hours using the Parkland formula.

7) A patient who has been severely burned in an accident is brought to the emergency department. The physician orders a regimen to begin fluid resuscitation. Which type of fluid would the nurse most likely use as part of fluid resuscitation following a burn injury?

8) A patient has been brought in to the emergency department with 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 40 percent of his body. The effects of the burn on the cardiovascular system include which of the following? Select all that apply.

9) A 12-year-old boy has been brought into the emergency room after suffering a burn injury while helping his dad in the garage. The nurse performs a rapid initial assessment of the wounds and checks for signs of inhalation injury. Which of the following signs or symptoms would indicate an inhalation injury in this child?

10) A triage nurse takes a call from a patient who tells her that he has been burned while trying to do some electrical wiring. The nurse asks the client for more information. Which data from the patient would indicate that he has suffered a 2nd-degree burn?

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