Quiz: Burns
Question 1 of 2  

Electrical burns (see also Electrical Injuries) result from heat generation and electroporation of cell membranes associated with massive current of electrons. Which of the following describes electrical burns?

  • A.

    Only the epidermis is affected.

  • B.

    Fever and an elevated WBC count suggest that sepsis is developing.

  • C.

    The burns often cause extensive deep tissue damage to tissues despite minimal apparent cutaneous injury.

  • D.

    Skin and deeper tissue necrosis may progress over several hours.

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