Napalm Exposure Workup

Updated: Nov 04, 2019
  • Author: Lisandro Irizarry, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Zygmunt F Dembek, PhD, MPH, MS, LHD  more...
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Approach Considerations

The workup of patients exposed to napalm is the same as that for any burn patient. See Initial Evaluation and Management of the Burn Patient. Depending on the history, patients may also require evaluation for trauma from percussion of blast or projectiles.