Vol 5 ch3

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medicdice
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Vol 5 ch3
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2014-12-13 20:40:23
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Vol5 Ch3 Penetrating Trauma
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  1. Number of deaths a year from penetrating trauma?
    31,500
  2. 3 levels of Penetrating Trauma?
    • Low: Bladed&pointed,knives,swords,darts,ski poles
    • Med: Handguns & Shotguns (200-400 meter per sec)
    • High: Rifle (600-900 meters per sec)
  3. formula for KINETIC ENERGY
    kinetic energy= MASS(wt) X Velocity(speed)2รท2
  4. Relationship of VELOCITY to ENERGY is
    SQUARED
  5. LAW OF CONSERTIVE ENERGY is
    Energy can be neither created NOR destroyed,only changed from one form to another
  6. FORCE FORMULA
    force=Mass X Acceleration (or Deceleration)
  7. Study of Projecticles in motion and their effect on objects they impact is
    Ballistics
  8. The curve path of a projectile leaving an item being pulled down by gravity is
    Trajectory
  9. The resistance force acting on a projectile in motion to slow its progress is called
    Drag
  10. The portion of the semifluid body tissue in motion, creating a shockwave and a temporal cavity is called
    Cavitation
  11. The portion of the bullet you would see if you looked at it as it traveled straight to you is called
    Profile
  12. lift created by the projectiles tip passing through the air causes it to wait?
    Tumble
  13. A high velocity projectile inflicts a damage pathway related to 3 injury processes. They are
    • direct injury
    • pressure wave
    • cavitation (temporary cavity)
    • can also cause permanent cavity & zone of injury
  14. the diameter of a bullet expressed in hundredths of an inch; the inside diameter of the barrel of a handgun or rifle is known as
    Caliber
  15. nonsurgical procedure resulting in perforation of the membrane between the thyroid and cricoid cartillages and insertion of a needle or commercial cricothyrotomy device to provide an emergency airway is known as
    percutaneous cricorthyorotomy
  16. A restriction to cardiac filling caused by blood (or other fluid) within the pericardial sac.
    Pericardial Tamponed
  17. An object hurled or projected by the exertion of force is an
    Projectile
  18. elasticity; the ability to spring back from a force or impact to resume the original condition is also called
    Resiliency
  19. swing or wobble around the axis of a projectiles travel is
    Yaw
  20. In association with projectile wounds, the maximum are of injured tissue, usually extend beyond the permanent cavity formed by the projectile is the______
    In association with projectile wounds, the maximum are of injured tissue, usually extend beyond the permanent cavity formed by the projectile is the Zone of injury

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