Burn Unit & Burn Clinic  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Burn Unit & Burn Clinic (Clinic 31)  

Patient population

 Adult

Age 0 to 14 years provided that patient is neither ventilated nor on inotropes

Mixed gender 

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 8

Occupancy Rate

 98 – 100%

Staff categories

Registered Nurse

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

Major & minor burn injuries

High & low acuity patients

Overflow patients from ICU 2

Procedures

  • Airway management including mechanical ventilation
  • Percutaneous tracheostomy
  • Haemodynamic monitoring, invasive lines
  • Wound care in- and out patients, including pressure care
  • Pain management
  • Enteral & parenteral feeding
  • Haemodialysis
  • Administration of medication, including analgesia/sedation
  • Inotropic administration according to protocol
  • Occupational & physiotherapy

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model​

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 09:21 AM