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Click to edit Master subtitle style SOFT TISSUE INJURIES WOUNDS
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Soft Tissue Injuries  The skin has 2 layers Outer- Deep- Dermis-
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Wounds Soft tissue injury Closed wound- Open wound-
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Open wounds   Common types Abrasions Lacerations Avulsions Punctures
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Abrasions  Most common  Skin rubbed away-  strawberry or scrape   Oozing blood   Painful  If large areas covered  Examples
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Lacerations  Cuts  Usually sharp object or blunt force Jagged or smooth edged May bleed freely or little May sever nerves, arteries  and tendons Painful Risk of scarring Examples
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Lacerations  Cuts  Usually from sharp object  Bleeding  Scarring  Examples
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Avulsions   Skin torn away   Soft tissue may be torn   Partially or completely torn   Complete avulsion-amputation   Most common-    Auto accidents and machinery   Scarring
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course HEALTH AND HED 2354 taught by Professor Ms.robarts during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.

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