You should initiate an IV on a casualty if
percent or more of his body
surface area (BSA) is covered with
You have examined a thermal burn casualty and estimate that 36 percent of his
body surface area is covered with second and third degree burns. The casualty
weighs about 175 pounds. You cannot evacuate the casualty due to the military
situation. Using the formula given in this subcourse, what volume of intravenous
fluid should the casualty receive per hour during the first eight hours?
a. Around 6300 milliliters per hour.
b. Around 2880 milliliters per hour.
Around 1580 milliliters per hour.
d. Around 720 milliliters per hour.
e. Around 360 milliliters per hour.
Assuming 10 drops per milliliter, the flow rate for exercise 4 would be about ____
drops per minute.
A burn in which the skin is red but no blisters are present is a:
a. First-degree burn.
b. Second-degree burn.
You are in a chemical environment and find a soldier with a thermal burn to the
side of his chest. You should:
a. Expose the burned area, apply ointment or grease to the burned area, and
apply a field dressing.
b. Expose the burned area and apply a field dressing.
Apply a field dressing to the burned area without further exposing the wound.
d. Leave the burned area exposed to the air.