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What are the two layers of skin?
1. Epidermis - outer layer
2. Dermis - the inner layer of skin
What is a closed injury?
An injury that occurs in the soft-tissue below the skin.
What is an open injury?
An injury where there is a break in the skin.
What are the ways to create a burn?
1. Thermal heat
2. Friction heat
3. Toxic chemicals
5. Nuclear radiation
What are the classes of open injuries?
4. Penetrating wounds
What are the different types of burns?
1. Superficial (first-degree)
2. Partial-thickness (second-degree)
3. Full-thickness (third-degree)