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Chief Complaint: 8-year-old girl admitted for severe second- and third-degree burns following her rescue from a burning house History: Angela Creighton, an 8-year-old white female, was transported by ambulance to the emergency room after being rescued from her burning house. She was asleep at night when a spark from the family fireplace started a fire, leaving her trapped in her bedroom. By the time the fire rescue squad arrived, she had suffered severe burns and excessive smoke inhalation up healthy skin and the connective ti holds it on. What is found in each la purpose does each layer serve? In the emergency room, Angela was unconscious She had second-degree burns over 5% of her body and third-degree burns over 15% of her body-both covering her thoracic and abdominal regions and her right elbow. Her vital signs were quite unstable: blood pressure- 55/35; heart rate 210 beats/min.; and respiratory rate40 breaths /min. She was quickly deteriorating from circulatory failure. Two IVs were inserted and fluids were administered through each Her vital signs stabilized and she was transported to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) Angela regained consciousness the following morning, surprisingly complaining of only minor pain over her trunk. Following debridement of her burns and application of a broad-spectrum, topical antibiotic, a plastic epidermal graft was applied over the burned areas. Despite treatment with a broad-spectrum antibiotic, she developed a systemic staphylococcal infection, necessitating a switch to a different antibiotic. 2 Briefly describe the extent of damage degree, second-degree, and third-de How are they different? Why was Angela (the patient) relative when she woke up? Would she hav free if she had suffered first-degree b than third-degree burns? Explain why Angelas blood pressure and her heart rate so high upon arriv emergency room. Angela began a long, slow recovery. Her position in bed had to be changed every 2 hours to prevent the formation of decubitus ulcers (i.e. bedsores). She lost 9 pounds over the next 3 weeks, despite nasogastric tube feeding of 5000 calories (Kcals) per day. After 9 weeks, sheets of cultured epidermal cells were grafted to her regenerating dermal layer. By the 15th week of her hospitalization, her epidermal graft was complete, and she was back on solid foods, her antibiotics were discontinued, and she was discharged from the hospital with a rehabilitation plan for both physical and occupational therapy at home as well as twice-weeklv visits bv a nurse s Why was it important to immediately intravenous fluids to Angela? What is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, Angela need one so quickly?
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