Second-Degree Burns: Treatment & Healing Stages


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Burns can happen in any of the three layers of skin. Second-degree burns can involve the first layer and the second layer of skin, called the _____.

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1. When second-degree burns occur, there are signs and symptoms such as:

2. What priority in second degree burn care must be done first?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions help you see how much you remember about second degree burns. Make sure you know the symptoms of this type of burn, proper burn care and the phases of the healing process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The first priority when treating a burn
  • Common symptoms of second-degree burns
  • The name for the second layer of the skin

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the specific causes of different types of burns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the three phases of the wound healing process
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the symptoms of a second-degree burn are

Additional Learning

For a more complete understanding of these types of injuries, review the lesson titled Second-Degree Burns: Treatment & Healing Stages. Concepts and topics covered include:

  • Treatment options available for someone with second-degree burns
  • When to call 911 for a burn
  • How to help alleviate the formation of scars for second-degree burns