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Soft Tissue Trauma | Basics

Soft Tissue Trauma Injuries to skin and surrounding structures. Treatment: control bleeding and combat shock/hypoxemia Closed wounds: Contusion: bruising below dermis cause by blunt trauma Hematoma: swelling caused by leaking blood vessels below the dermis Crush injuries: blood vessel injury and internal organ rupture. Symptoms pain, paresis, parethesia, pallor, pulselessness (late) Crush syndrome prolonged compression […]

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