Skin injuries

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  • Skin Injuries
    • Burns
      • Heat, radiation, chemicals,electricity
      • SIZE- use their hand- 1% of body
      • CAUSE- electrical (deep & internal), chemical (could poison)
      • AGE- affect recovery rate (children burn at lower temp)
      • LOCATION- airway, chest ,eye
      • DEPTH- superficial (epidermis), intermediate (epi & dermis), full thickness
  • Damage that kills cells
    • Burns
      • Heat, radiation, chemicals,electricity
      • SIZE- use their hand- 1% of body
      • CAUSE- electrical (deep & internal), chemical (could poison)
      • AGE- affect recovery rate (children burn at lower temp)
      • LOCATION- airway, chest ,eye
      • DEPTH- superficial (epidermis), intermediate (epi & dermis), full thickness
  • Wounds
    • Skin Injuries
      • Abrasion- scraping outer layer
      • Laceration- tear like wound
      • Contusion- swollen bruise
      • Concussion- damage to underlying head tissue
      • Penetrating wounds
        • Stab wounds
        • Skin cuts
        • Surgical wounds
        • Gunshot wounds
      • Miscellaneous
        • Thermal
        • Chemical
        • Bites/ stings
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