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bright red spurting blood from a wound
arterial bleeding
dark red bleeding, usually steady flow
venous bleeding
slow oozing bleeding, dark or intermediate color
capillary bleeding
epistaxis
nosebleed
a bruise
contusion
black and blue discoloration of a bruise
ecchymosis
wound with no break in the skin
closed injury
closed injury characterized by a mass of blood beneath the surface of the epidermis
hematoma
open/closed injury in which high pressure forces cause serious damage to underlying soft tissue with internal bleeding, resulting in possible hemmoragic shockq
crush injuries
cintinuity of the skin is broken, such as cuts and lacerations
open injury
scraping, rubbing, or shearing away from the skin
abrasion
break in the skin of varying depth, linear or stellate(irregular)
laceration
loose flap of skin and underlying soft tissue that has been torn loose
avulsions
a dressing that forms an airtight seal over a wound
occlusive dressing
protrusion of organs from a wound
evisceration
Three classes of burns
superficial, partial-thickness, and full thickness
tough leathery dead soft tissue as a result of a ful-thickness burn
eschar
commercially prepared sterile, particle free, disposable sheet used to cover the entire body in severe burn injuries
burn sheet