Assessing burn depth

 

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* Artist's interpretation
Burn depth is one of the determining factors in deciding when to refer a patient1 and is also important in making decisions about dressings and surgery.2


BURN DEPTH CAN BE CATEGORISED AS:

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Full-thickness
Superficial/first degree
Partial-thickness/second degree
Full thickness/third degree

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