CHAPTER 13 AND 14

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Created Jun 21, 2012
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Closed Abdominal Injuries
 
Injuries to the abdomen that occur as a result of a direct blow from a blunt object. There...
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Closed chest injury
 
An injury to the chest in which the skin is not broken; usually due to blunt trauma.
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Flail Chest
 
A condition that occurs when several ribs in the same area are broken in more than one place.
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Open abdominal Injuries
 
Injuries to the abdomen that include penentrating wounds and protroding organs.
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Open Chest Injury
 
An injury to the chest in which the chest wall itself is penetrated by an external object such...
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Protruding Organ Injury
 
A severe injury to the abdomen in which the internal organs escape protrude from the wound;...
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Sucking Chest Wound
 
A chest wound that allows air to pass into the chest cavity with each breath.
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Closed Fracture
 
A fracture in which there is no wound in the overlaying skin.
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Cramp
 
A painful spasm of a muscle.
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Crepitus
 
A grating sound heard and the sensation felt when the fracture ends of a bone rub together....
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Fracture
 
A break or rupture in a bone.
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Open Fracture
 
A fracture exposed to the exterior; an open wound lies over the fracture.
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Sprain
 
A trauma to a joint that injures the ligaments

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