Burn center criteria

Burn Center Transfer Criteria[1]

  • Partial thickness >20% BSA (10-50 years old)
  • Partial thickness >10% BSA (<10 or > 50 yrs old)
  • Full thickness >5% BSA (any age)
  • Burns involving face, eyes, ears, genitalia, joints, hands, feet
  • Burns with inhalation injury
  • High voltage electrical burn
  • Chemical burns
  • Burns complicated by fracture or other trauma (in which burn is main cause of morbidity)
  • Burns in high-risk patients

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