Card Set Information
LOSS/DAMAGE TO THE SUPERFICIAL LAYER OF SKIN CAUSED BY RUBBING OR SCRAPING
An injury to soft tissue, that is either torn or completley loose/ hanging as a flap.
injury which soft tissue recieves more energy than it can absorb w/out injury.
damage occurs beneath the skin but surface remains intact
Swelling in a confined space that produces dangerous pressure, may cut off blood flow.
presence of infected organisms
Bruise, without skin breaking
inner layer of skin containing follicles, sweat glands, nerve endings, and blood vessels.
Discoloration associated with closed wound, signifies bleeding
Outer layer of skin acts as a water tight protective covering.
Displacement of organs outside the organs
A burn that effects all skin layers, muscle, bone, organs,
blood collected within the bodys tissues or in a body cavity
Sharp smooth cut
jagged open wound cut
lining of body cavities that are in direct contact with outside enviorment
dressing with vaseline gauze, aluminum foil, or plastic, prevents air and liquids from entering or exiting a wound.
injury where there is a break in surface of skin, exposing deeper tissue.
partial thickness burn
burn affecting the epidermis and slightly dermis, causes blisters white-red skin.
an injury resulting from a sharp, pointed object.
animal infected with rabies
Rule of Nines
System allowing calculation of percentage of burns to the body.
Burn affecting only the epidermis, red not blistered.