Burn clinical points


Most common cause of superficial burns


A. Chemical burn

B. Sun exposure

C. Scald

D. Microwave burns



Most common cause of radiation burns


A. X-rays

B. Sun exposure

C. Arc welding

D. Microwave burns



At temperatures greater than——- proteins begin losing their three-dimensional shape and start breaking down


A. 34 °C

B. 44 °C

C. 54 °C

D. 64 °C



Large burns more than ———— of the total body surface area there is a significant inflammatory response


A. 20%

B. 30%

C. 40%

D. 50%



Superficial burns typically look


A. Red

B. Pink

C. White

D. Black



Which symptom is common during the healing process of burn


A. Dyspnoea

B. Wheezing

C. Itchiness

D. Pain



Which of the following is painless?


A. Superficial Burn

B. Superficial partial thickness Burn

C. Deep partial thickness Burn

D. Full thickness Burn



Leathery texture is seen in


A. Superficial Burn

B. Superficial partial thickness Burn

C. Deep partial thickness Burn

D. Full thickness Burn



A 36 yesrs female develops headache and dizziness after a fire-related burn.


On clinical examination he is hemodynamically stable with tachycardia and significant dyspnoea.


What is the most common possibility to be considered?


A. Pulmonary embolism

B. Sulphur dioxide poisoning

C. Carbon monoxide poisoning

D. Carbon dioxide poisoning



Methods to determine ‘Total body surface area’ are all EXCEPT-


A. Wallace rule of nines,

B. Lund and Browder chart

C. Estimations based on a person’s palm size

D. Arneth count



Baux score is a system used to predict chance of


A. Sepsis due to burns

B. Mortality due to burns

C. Renal dysfunction due to burns

D. Embolism due to burns



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