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Soft Tissue Injuries

QuestionAnswer
an open ijury to the outermost layer of the skin Abrasion
an air bubble that enters the bloodstream and obstructs a vessel Air embolism
an open injury caused by the ripping or tearing away of a body part Amputation
open injury characterised by a loose flap of skin Avulsion
any material used to secure a dressing in place Bandage
any injury in which there is no break in the continuity of the skin Closed injury
a closed injury to the tissue and vessel of the skin Contusion
a protrusion of organs from a wound evisceration
a sterile covering used in an open wound injury Dressing
black and blue discoloration of the skin Echymosis
Created by: duggerson