Describe in detail care of full thickness thermal burns.
Describe in detail care of full thickness thermal burns. A 10 year old female with a full thickness thermal burn to her neck and chest with an acquired nosocomial infection
Hattie has been admitted to the Burns Unit with burns to 20% of her body. After 7 days she acquires a nosocomial infection and her mother is very distressed and angry.
1:Describe (succinctly and briefly) the underlying pathophysiology and symptomatology the person may experience (this can be given in points on your poster) focus in this part it’s important.
2:. Identify and explain the nursing management (from a biopsychosocial perspective i.e. physical, psychological and social perspective) for the person’s health problem in the case scenario, this includes
• Identifying and explaining at least three (3) key nursing interventions
• Any management approaches and follow through care, including education that may be necessary
• Any evidence based approaches to care (look at Joanna Briggs & Cochrane websites) (This will be highly regarded)
• The nurses role in collaborative care (briefly) for optimal outcomes (be succinct here)
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