Chapter 24

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sanfranfan93
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Chapter 24
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2012-02-13 21:31:38
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Soft-Tissue Injuries
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  1. What are the two layers of skin?
    • 1. Epidermis - outer layer
    • 2. Dermis - the inner layer of skin
  2. What is a closed injury?
    An injury that occurs in the soft-tissue below the skin.
  3. What is an open injury?
    An injury where there is a break in the skin.
  4. What are the ways to create a burn?
    • 1. Thermal heat
    • 2. Friction heat
    • 3. Toxic chemicals
    • 4. Electricity
    • 5. Nuclear radiation
  5. What are the classes of open injuries?
    • 1. Abrasions
    • 2. Lacerations
    • 3. Avulsions
    • 4. Penetrating wounds
  6. What are the different types of burns?
    • 1. Superficial (first-degree)
    • 2. Partial-thickness (second-degree)
    • 3. Full-thickness (third-degree)

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