A 28-year-old suffering from burns due to an automobile accident was rushed to the emergency room. Upon assessment, it is noted that his right arm and leg are burned. His burnt skin is red and white, moist, and bloody blisters are present. The patient complains of severe pain. Based on this description, what is the depth of injury?


• Superficial (1st degree): Red, dry, painful

• Superficial partial thickness (2nd degree): Red, clear blisters, moist, painful, blanches

• Deep partial thickness (2nd degree): Red and white, bloody blisters, moist, painful, less blanching

• Full thickness burn (3rd degree): White/Brown, dry, leathery, painless, no blanching

• 4th degree: Black, eschar, dry, painless, no blanching

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