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Soft tissue

Soft tissue Injuries

When the skin breaks the wound is called an ? injury Open
Use an occlusive dressing on open neck injuries to prevent an air embolism
Abdominal wounds sometimes result in an ? with organs protruding through the wound evisceration
type of open injury a break in the skin may be linear or stellate. laceration
a loose flap of skin and underlying soft tissue that has been torn loose. avulsion
a wound generally caoused by scraping tubbing or shearing away of the epidermis abrasion
An irretular cut to the skin stellate
Type of injury beneath unbroken skin. Closed
Cover exposed organs with a ? sterile dressing moist
Injury to the skin or underlying tissues. wound
A disruption in the continuity of an extremity or body part amputation
Use an ? dressing to prevent air from entering the chest cavity through a wound occlusive
a regular cut to the skin linear
injury to the cells and blood vessels contained in the dermis contusion
in most cases, do not remove an ? object impaled
a ? injury generally is the result of a sharp, pointed object being pushed into soft tissues. impaled
A ? is used to secure a dressing in place bandage
? an impaled object with bulky dressings stabilize
a ? injury is one in which force great enough to cause injury has been applied to the body. crush
Damage to large blood vessels and large amount of tissue hematoma
Created by: emttas