Cast Study 4 Essay

818 words - 4 pages

Springfield Technical Community College
Case Study 5: Skin

Abstract

8 yr old white female, Angela Creighton, brought in unconscious by ambulance, presented with severe 2nd and 3rd degree burns from a house fire. She also has excessive smoke inhalation. 2nd degree burns on 5% of her body and 3rd degree burns on 15% of the rest of her body covering her thoracic and abdomen regions.

Chief complaint, review of systems

* 8 year old white female
* 5% second degree burns
* 15% third degree burns
* Excessive smoke inhalation
* Unconscious
* Vital signs were bp: 55/35, hr: 210 bpm resp: 40 at time of admission
* Burns on thoracic and abdomen region
...view middle of the document...

2. Briefly describe the extent of damage seen in first-degree burns, second degree burns, and third degree burns.
First degree burns are least chronic burn injuries that can be treated outside of a medical facility. Second-degree burns cause damage to the second layer of the skin and causes blistering. Infections may occur because the protective layer of skin is damaged. Third degree burns destroy the outer layer of skin and the entire layer beneath the dermis.
3. Why was this girl relatively pain free when she woke up?
She might have been pain free because she’s numb from the damage of her dermal nerve endings.
4. Explain why the patients’ blood pressure was so low and her heart rate so high upon arrival at the emergency room.
The patients surviving blood vessels in her burned areas leak fluids into surrounding tissues. This causes her blood levels to decrease, but her body tries to raise her blood pressure level by increasing her heart rate, therefore, causing a high heart rate and low blood pressure.
5. Why was it important to immediately administer intravenous fluids to this girl?
She needs fluids to replace the fluid that was lost from her blood stream to avoid hypovolemic shock.

6. What is a “broad-spectrum” antibiotic, and why did she need it? Is healthy skin normally colonized by bacteria?
A broad spectrum antibiotic is a medication given to treat and prevent infections from a wide variety of bacteria. Her third degree burns put her at risk for infection because her protective layer no longer exists and protects her from bacteria....

Other Papers Like Cast Study 4

Spiritual Gifts Essay

775 words - 4 pages in the Holy Spirit. I told her that I would share the biblical view of spiritual gifts. I sent her an email with the answers to her questions. Here is a part of the email that I sent to her. In 1 Corinthians 12, we learn that spiritual gifts are given to God’s people by the Holy Spirit for “the common good.” Verse 11 says the gifts are given according to God’s sovereign will. Ephesians 4:12 tells us these gifts are given to

Int 1 Task 3 Essay

1827 words - 8 pages faster if a common house hold ingredient, salt, is added to it. A1. Literature Review I referenced two studies before completing my experiment. The first is from the Museum 4 Kids website, which asks the question if salt is added to boiling water will it increase the temperature. The experiments objective is to bring water to a boil (212 degrees Fahrenheit) and then add in the salt to see if this will see an increase in temperature. The study

Kinglear

3641 words - 15 pages the costuming, cast and lighting is very easy to mentally picture when reading this scene. Shakespeare had a clear message he wanted to convey to his audience. Not only did he accomplish through dialogue, he used the aforementioned elements to convey the numerous implied messages of the play King Lear. Before we are even halfway through this play, we are lost in Shakespeare intriguing grip. The enigmatic form Shakespeare has chosen to write this play had at first confused this group; however, after further study of the scene and how it fit into the play the puzzle was slowly solved.

Attitudes Toward Shopping

663 words - 3 pages , value, and shopping with established retailers: "The same shopper who buys commodity goods at a BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. may also buy expensive apparel at Nordstrom. This shift does not appear to be transitory, but rather seems to define a more enduring pattern of the sameness of malls, with their closed-in windowless feel and identical cast of retailers and food court vendors." Why People Buy or Do Not Buy on a Shopping Trip: It is critical for

Corporate Governance

1233 words - 5 pages | Introduction I discuss the paper in the following pattern: section I summarizes the main points of the paper. Section II analyzes the paper in light of literature that agrees and disagrees with different arguments Section III will provide conclusion based on the analysis and critiques to the paper while discussing the main contribution to academic knowledge. I. Study Summary The objective of this paper is to examine the relationship

Conveyor Foundations

1929 words - 8 pages was getting compacted. In the urgency to complete the work, the site engineers also sacrificed quality and did not object to the above procedure. Back-filling was done upto required level in the above manner and the conveyor support slab cast as shown in Figure 1. Hence with the onset of the first monsoon, with flooding / saturation of the area with water, the soil settled down by natural compaction (Photographs 1,2,3 & 4). This led the conveyor

College Football And Pay For Play

2325 words - 10 pages -athletes. The researcher has always found that theory to have a multitude of flaws though, and that’s mainly because common knowledge tends to show that things are not always as they seem. This is explained by the fact that most ‘4-year’ scholarships are actually revocable, so in essence, athletes can actually be ‘fired’ from college. The aforementioned statement is a major fact that makes these student-athletes basically indistinguishable from an

Voting System for Ssb

1235 words - 5 pages to Manila to obtain a college education. The University of Cagayan Valley started modestly. Its course offering during its first year of academic operation limited to Elementary Teacher’s Certificate. Soon after, other courses were offered. The imperative to innovate, the reason to create faster, stronger, better solutions that advance society in significant ways these are the forces driving the researchers to study at expanding the realm of

Pneumonia Case Study

1647 words - 7 pages : few Cast: Fine Granular cast : 1-2/HPF IX. Drug Study Generic Name: Hydrocortisone Sodium succinate Brand Name: Solu-Cortef Classification: Corticosteroid, short acting Dosage: 100mg IV, q 6 hours Pharmacokinetics: Metabolism: Hepatic; half life 80-120min. Distribution: Crosses Placenta; enters breast milk Excretion: Urine Indications: Replacement therapy in adrenal cortical insufficiency Hypercalcemia

Geothermal Piles Literature Review

1487 words - 6 pages Literature Review: Geothermal Piles Contents Introduction 3 Background of Geothermal Piles 4 Description of System 4 Construction and Design 4 Construction Process 4 Design Process 5 Design Issues and Deficiencies 5 Uses and Benefits 5 Feasibility and Testing 5 Carbon Accounting 5 Conclusion 5 References 5 Introduction It has become globally recognised that CO₂ emissions need to be massively reduced, if we are to

Substation Automation

985 words - 4 pages Object-Oriented Substation Event (GOOSE) exchanges, and delivered in 4 milliseconds 99.99 percent of the time, and require that the remaining 0.01 percent of exchanges experience a maximum transit time of less than 10, 20 or 30 milliseconds, depending on the specific protection scheme [6]. Thus the message transit requirements are: • Redundancy in message paths • Low latency Multi-cast messages within IEDs, such as IEC 61850 GOOSE messages, are

Related Essays

Effect Of Industrial Infrastructure Essay

1550 words - 7 pages to Tragad. [3] 1.2 Social Aspects * THAKOR PATEL VAGHELA Social and religious aspects remain a significant and divisive part of people in Tragad. Population .area are divided by the cast of people living there as shown in map. The society has given the name by the cast living there i.e. Rabari Vas, Thakor Vas, Patel Vas. It is strange that in 21st of century there was racism. The presence of 7 different temples in an area of 4 sq

Reinforcement Strategies Essay

2657 words - 11 pages , Length of Service, and Employee of the Month Recognition. Every organization has its language, Disney World use it as positive reinforcement. Going beyond learning how to talk, new cast members study a training checklist so they will be well equipped to answer guests’ questions no matter the level of question. If the employee cannot answer he/she has access to an information line that will assist them with the answer in minutes

Lake Essay

454 words - 2 pages Patricia Halicki Unit 4 Case Study 1: Overcoming the Perils of Canoe Lake October 15, 2014 Cast- Canoe Instructor Camp Director Nurse 8th grade girl 8th grade boy Scene-#1 Camp Site Narrator In comes a bus load of an excited group of eighth graders on their way to camp. As they arrive to the camp site, the director informs them that she has a few rules that she would like to go over before they start their camp activities

Theater Midterm Guide Essay

866 words - 4 pages imperial Ballet o Famous Ballets: sleeping beauty, nutcracker, swan lake - Modern Dance- jazz, West Side Story What is Choreography? - art of creating dances - 4 basic elements: space, time, form, dynamics How to Read Dance: - dance is ephemeral - oral tradtion - labanontation- study of movements Theater Notes: - shows have a weekly operating budget; need to cover costs per week to stay open