# Vol 5 ch3

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1. Number of deaths a year from penetrating trauma?
31,500
2. 3 levels of Penetrating Trauma?
• 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
 Author: medicdice ID: 290743 Card Set: Vol 5 ch3 Updated: 2014-12-14 01:40:23 Tags: LVAPEC Folders: Vol5 Description: Vol5 Ch3 Penetrating Trauma Show Answers: