Major Burns

Major burns are defined as (1) partial-thickness burns greater than 25 percent BSA in the 10- to 50-year-old age group; (2) partial-thickness burns greater than 20 percent BSA in children under 10 or adults over 50; (3) full-thickness burns of greater than 10 percent BSA in anyone; (4) burns involving the hands, face, feet, or perineum; (5) burns crossing major joints; (6) circumferential burns of an extremity; (7) burns complicated by inhalation injury; (8) electrical burns; (9) burns complicated by fractures or other trauma; (10) burns in infants and the elderly; and (11) and burns in poor-risk patients.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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