# moderate burn

## moderate burn

A thermal injury of moderate severity which should be managed on an inpatient basis. Moderate burns involve 10–20% of the total body surface area (or 5–10% in the elderly or very young); 2­–5% is full thickness. Moderate burns may have inhalation injury or include circumferential areas of an extremity.
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Five Arab youths sustained serious to moderate burn injuries after their car caught fire while they were sniffing lighter fluid inside the vehicle.
The two persons sustained serious to moderate burn wounds and were rushed to the city hospital, local radio stations reported.
From 1,293 previously known middens (Rushton et al., 2006), we surveyed a random sample (n = 223) of middens stratified by severity of burn (n = 56 no burn, n = 56 light burn, n = 47 moderate burn, n = 64 severe burn) during 14 October-4 November 2006 and 13-28 October 2007 within the perimeter of the Nuttall Complex fire that occurred in 2004.
One teen boy with a moderate burn injury said, "I play football, baseball, and sports.
Moderate burn severity was 23 percent, and high burn severity of 16 percent.
Lumsden Trail in the Tuolumne River Wild and Scenic Area offers close-up views of severe and moderate burn. To reach the trailhead, continue 8 miles on State 120 to Cherry Oil Road (Forest Road 1N07); turn left and drive to the canyon bottom (about 9 miles).
Estimated nutritional requirements Adjustments for burn severity NPE:N Extent of burn BEE * Protein ratio Healthy individual 1.0 g/kg/d 150:1 Moderate burn (15-30% x 1.5 1.5 g/kg/d 100-120:1 TBSA) Major burn (30-50% x 1.5-1.8 1.5-2 g/kg/d 100:1 TBSA) Massive burn ([greater x 1.8-2.1 2-2.3 g/kg/d 100:1 than or equal to] 50%) Activity factors: In bed = 1.2; ambulatory = 1.3; ventilated = 1.05 Harris Benedict formula: * Male: BEE = 66 + (13.7 x W) + (5 x H) - (6.8 x age) * Female: BEE = 655 + (9.6 x W) + (1.9 x H) - (4.7 x age) Table III.
A feature which, appeared in 'Reader's Digest,' shared the following rules that can be applied to mild to moderate burns:
Two other people were taken to a hospital with mild to moderate burns, said fire Capt.
He said Civil Defence crews rushed to the scene, extinguished the blaze and evacuated the dead to the Jerash Government Hospital, adding that a firefighter suffered moderate burns while fighting the blaze.
Laser power was adjusted to produce moderate burns and the treatment time was recorded.

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