Wound
A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound). In pathology, it...
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Scientists have developed a surgical glue that can seal wounds in 60 seconds.
What Really Happens When You Get Shot
Most of what we learn about gunshot wounds, we learn from watching television. A small sliver of this programming is actually educational, like the ballistics tests performed on Mythbusters. (Some les...
FDA Approves Device That Can Plug Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the use of the XSTAT 30—an innovative sponge-filled gunshot wound dressing device—for use in the general population. Approved last year for battlefiel...
Exclusive: Man Severely Injured After eCigarette Blows Up In His Face
James is now forced to talk with a lisp, but he's willing to share his painful story in the hopes that it will prevent others from getting hurt. The 23-year-old explained he was on his break at work a...
New High Tech Bandages and Band-Aids That Help Heal Wounds
In recent years, teams of nanoscientists, engineers and surgeons have revolutionized the way we treat some of our most basic injuries. Their work has lead to wound dressings that dramatically speed cl...
Bruise
A bruise (layman's term), also called a contusion (medical term), is a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing blood to seep, hemorrhage, ...
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Blister
A blister is a small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin, typically caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure or infection. Most blisters are filled w...
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Abrasion (medical)
In dermatology, an abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to the skin, no deeper than the epidermis. It is less severe than a laceration, and bleeding, if present, is minimal. Mild abrasions...
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Hematoma
A hematoma or haematoma is a localized collection of blood outside the blood vessels, usually in liquid form within the tissue. An ecchymosis, commonly (although erroneously) called a bruise, is a hem...
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Burn
A burn is a type of injury to flesh or skin caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. Burns that affect only the superficial skin are known as superficial or first-degree burns. ...
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Bite
An animal bite is a wound received from the teeth of an animal, including humans. Animals may bite in self-defence, in an attempt to prey one food, and as part of normal interactions. Other bite attac...
Blunt trauma
Blunt trauma, blunt injury, non-penetrating trauma or blunt force trauma refers to physical trauma to a body part, either by impact, injury or physical attack. The latter is usually referred to as bl...
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Penetrating trauma
Penetrating trauma is an injury that occurs when an object pierces the skin and enters a tissue of the body, creating an open wound. In blunt, or non-penetrating trauma, there may be an impact, but th...
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Ballistic trauma
Ballistic trauma or gunshot wound (GSW) is a form of physical trauma sustained from the discharge of arms or munitions. The most common forms of ballistic trauma stem from firearms used in armed confl...
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Bandage
A bandage is a piece of material used either to support a medical device such as a dressing or splint, or on its own to provide support to the body; it can also be used to restrict a part of the body....
Surgical suture
Surgical suture (commonly called stitches) is a medical device used to hold body tissues together after an injury or surgery. Application generally involves using a needle with an attached length of t...
Wound healing
Wound healing is an intricate process where the skin (or another organ-tissue) repairs itself after injury involving multiple factors. In normal skin, the epidermis (outermost layer) and dermis (inne...
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Elastic bandage
An elastic bandage is a "stretchable bandage used to create localized pressure". Elastic bandages are commonly used to treat muscle sprains and strains by reducing the flow of blood to a particular a...
Chest trauma
A chest injury is any form of physical injury to the chest including the ribs,heart and lungs. Chest injuries account for 25% of all deaths from traumatic injury. Typically chest injuries are caused b...
Chest trauma - Wikipedia
What Really Happens When You Get Shot
Most of what we learn about gunshot wounds, we learn from watching television. A small sliver of this programming is actually educational, like the ballistics tests performed on Mythbusters. (Some les...
Exclusive: Man Severely Injured After eCigarette Blows Up In His Face
James is now forced to talk with a lisp, but he's willing to share his painful story in the hopes that it will prevent others from getting hurt. The 23-year-old explained he was on his break at work a...
Coagulation
Coagulation (also known as clotting) is the process by which blood changes from a liquid to a gel. It potentially results in hemostasis, the cessation of blood loss from a damaged vessel, followed by ...
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Chemical burn
A chemical burn occurs when living tissue is exposed to a corrosive substance such as a strong acid or base. Chemical burns follow standard burn classification and may cause extensive tissue damage. T...
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Sunburn
A sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun. Normal symptoms in humans and ot...
Sunburn - Wikipedia
Scalding
Scalding (from the Latin word calidus, meaning hot) is a form of thermal burn resulted from heated fluids such as boiling water or steam. Most scalds are considered first or second degree burns, but t...
Scalding - Wikipedia
Dressing (medical)
A dressing is a sterile pad or compress applied to a wound to promote healing and/or prevent further harm. A dressing is designed to be in direct contact with the wound, as distinguished from a bandag...
Dressing (medical) - Wikipedia
Skin cell gun
The skin cell gun, also known as the skin gun or SkinGun™, is a medical device that sprays a patient's own self-donated (autologous) stem cells to treat burns and other wounds. The skin gun is used i...