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Soft-tissue Injury

Swelling caused by the collection of blood under the skin or in damaged tissues as a result of an injured or broken blood vessel Hematoma
Outer layer of the skin Epidermis
Any material used to hold a dressing in place Bandage
Cut that can be smooth or jagged Laceration
Intestine or other internal organ protruding through a wound in the abdomen Evisceration
Internal injury in which there is no open pathway from the outside to the injured site Closed wound
Burn in which all the layers of the skin are damaged; also callef a third-degree burn Full-Thickness burn
Flap of skin or other tissue torn loose or pulled off completely Avulsion
Any material used to cover a wound in an effort to control bleeding and help and help prevent additional contamination Dressing
Injury caused when force is transmitted from the body's exterior to it's internal structures Crush injury
Air bubble in the bloodstream Air Emblous
Layer of the skin found below the epidermis; it is rich in blood vessels, nerves, and specialized structures such as sweat glands, sebaceous (oil) glands, and hair follicles Dermis
Bruise Contusion
Scrape or scratch in which the outer layer of the skin is damaged but all the layers are not penetrated Abrasion
Surgical removal or tramatic severing of a body part, usually an extremity Amputation
Large bulky dressing Universal dressing
Method for estimating the extent of a burn area in which areas on the body are assigned certain percentages of the body's total surface area Rule of nines
Open chest wound in which air is "drawn" into the chest cavity Sucking chest wound
Burn in which the epidermis is burned through an dthe dermis is damaged; also called a second-degree burn Partial-thickness burn
Burn that involves only the epidermis, the outer layer of the skin; also called a first-degree burn Superficial burn
Injury in which the skin is interupped, or broken, exposing the tissue underneath Open wound
Layers of fat and soft tissues found below the dermis Subcutaneous layers
Any dressing that forms an airtight seal Occlusive dressing
Method for estimating the extent of a burn area; the palm of the patient's hand, which equals about 1% of the body's surface area, is compared with patient's burn to estimate it's size Rule of palm
open wound caused by a sharp, pointed object that tears through the skin and destroys underlying tissues Puncture wound
Created by: Kellene



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