Clinical Case 2

A 3-year-old presents to the emergency department with a burn covering the whole of her right arm. Mum tells you she had a large pot of soup cooling on the kitchen floor when the child came in, slipped and her arm landed in the boiling soup. Pre-hospital the ambulance crew had given her ibuprofen, paracetamol & intranasal diamorphine. On examination the child is very quiet and has blisters all over her arm.