Assessing Burn Severity: An Essential Guide for EMTs Dealing with Burn Patients in EMS

This article discusses the Burns and Rule of 9's, which is a critical topic for EMTs when dealing with burn patients in EMS. It emphasizes the importance of understanding the extent and severity of burns in order to provide appropriate care. The Rule of 9's is a method used to estimate the percentage of body surface area affected by burns, which helps in determining the treatment plan. This article aims to provide EMTs with a review and understanding of the Burns and Rule of 9's concept in order to improve their ability to manage burn patients effectively.