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Pediatric burn injury

Pediatric burn injury

Q. 1 A 3 year old child suffers from burn injury with the following body parts involved: face including scalp, both buttocks and circumferentially around both thighs. How much is TBSA involved?

 A 0.25 B 0.26 C 0.35 D 0.45
Q. 1

A 3 year old child suffers from burn injury with the following body parts involved: face including scalp, both buttocks and circumferentially around both thighs. How much is TBSA involved?

 A 0.25 B 0.26 C 0.35 D 0.45
Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans is ‘c’ i.e. 0.35

Using Modified Lund-Browder chart:

 Area Percentage Face 9 Scalp 9 Both buttocks 2.5 + 2.5 = 5 Both thighs circumferentially 3.5 x 2 + 3.5 x 2 = 15 Total body surface area 38

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Q. 2

Burns in children assessed by:
AIIMS 13

 A Rule of nine B Lund and Browder C Palmer surface method D Hasse’s rule
Q. 2

Burns in children assessed by:
AIIMS 13

 A Rule of nine B Lund and Browder C Palmer surface method D Hasse’s rule
Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. Lund and Browder

Q. 3

Head and neck burns in infant constitute _____________of burns:
Kerala 08

 A 9 B 18 C 24 D 36
Q. 3

Head and neck burns in infant constitute _____________of burns:
Kerala 08

 A 9 B 18 C 24 D 36
Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. 18

Q. 4

A 2-year-old child had burns on buttocks, both legs, face, neck and singeing of hair. Total surface area burnt:
JIPMER 14

 A 27% B 37% C 45% D 55%
Q. 4

A 2-year-old child had burns on buttocks, both legs, face, neck and singeing of hair. Total surface area burnt:
JIPMER 14

 A 27% B 37% C 45% D 55%
Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. 37%

Q. 5

In a 6-year-old child with burns involving whole of head and trunk, the estimated body surface area involved:
JIPMER 09

 A 44% B 48% C 55% D 58%
Q. 5

In a 6-year-old child with burns involving whole of head and trunk, the estimated body surface area involved:
JIPMER 09

 A 44% B 48% C 55% D 58%
Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. 48%

Q. 6

Parkland formula for burns is for:
Maharashtra 09; UP 09; Bihar 12

 A Ringer lactate B Glucose saline C Normal saline D 25% dextrose
Q. 6

Parkland formula for burns is for:
Maharashtra 09; UP 09; Bihar 12

 A Ringer lactate B Glucose saline C Normal saline D 25% dextrose
Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. Ringer lactate