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Journal December 2011 (Vol 33, Issue 12)

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Thermal Injury by Katie Frantz , DVM, Christopher G. Byers , DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM (SAIM)

1. Pain response, catecholamine release, and mild hypertension are characteristics of the _______ phase in the body’s response to thermal injury.
2. Which is speculated to be the most important pathophysiologic event leading to tissue death after thermal injury?
3. Jackson’s burn model includes the
4. Which zone in Jackson’s burn model sustains the most damage?
5. The zone of hyperemia is characterized by
6. For cytokines and other inflammatory mediators released at the site of injury to have a systemic effect, more than ____ of the TBSA must be burned.
7. A full-thickness burn is characterized by
8. Which is not a potential complication of thermal injury?
9. Burn patients experience the greatest amount of fluid loss during the first _____ hours after injury.
10. Which analgesics are recommended for IV administration in burn patients?
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