• Burns greater than 10% Total Body Surface Area (TBSA)
  • Burns greater than 5% TBSA in children
  • Full Thickness burns greater than 5% TBSA
  • Burns of Special Areas – Face, Hands, Feet, Genitalia, Perineum, Major Joints and circumferential limb or chest burns
  • Burns with inhalation injury
  • Electrical burns
  • Chemical burns
  • Burns with pre-existing illness
  • Burns associated with major trauma
  • Burns at the extremes of age – young children and the elderly.
  • Burn injury in pregnant women
  • Non-accidental burns