Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

First Aid during Wounds by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman

888 views

Published on

Introduction to Wound; Types of Wound & First Aid Management

Published in: Health & Medicine
  • Login to see the comments

First Aid during Wounds by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman

  1. 1. Wound Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman Saidu Medical College, Swat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  2. 2. Definition of Wound Break in the skin or internal body surfaces An injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow or other impact, especially where skin is cut or broken © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  3. 3. Types of Wound Contusion (bruise) Laceration Incised wound Puncture wound Stab wound Graze (abrasion) Gunshot wound © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  4. 4. Contusion (Bruise) This is a wound caused by blunt blow A blunt blow can rupture capillaries beneath the skin, causing blood to leak into the tissues This process results in bruising; the skin may also split Extensive contusion may indicate deeper damage, such as a fracture or an internal injury © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  5. 5. Laceration Wound caused by crushing or ripping forces result in tears or lacerations Bleed less profusely, but more tissue damage Often contaminated with germs, so the risk of infection is high © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  6. 6. Incised Wound Wound caused by a clean surface cut from a sharp edged object such as a razor Blood vessels are cut straight across, so there is profuse bleeding Structures such as tendons or nerves may be damaged © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  7. 7. Puncture Wounds Wound caused by a pointed object like nail or needle Has a small entry site but a deep track of internal damage The risk of infection in this wound is very high © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  8. 8. Stab Wound This wound is a specific form of penetrating trauma to the skin Results from an object that is deeper than it is wide, e.g., knife © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  9. 9. Graze (Abrasion) Wound in which the superficial layer of skin is scrapped off, leaving a raw tender area Often caused by a sliding fall or a friction burn May contain embedded foreign particles that may cause infection © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  10. 10. Gunshot Wound Wound which is caused by a bullet being driven into or through the body Cause serious internal injuries and sucking in clothing and contaminants from the air The entry wound may be small and clean; any exit wound may be large and ragged © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  11. 11. First Aid Management First Aid Management of each type of wound discussed in the previous slides is discussed in chapter 8 of First Aid & Patient Safety. Move to next slide to get the book. © 2016 First Aid & Patient Safety [2nd Edition] by Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman; Published by Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd
  12. 12. First Aid & Patient Safety Pages: 188 Format: Paperback; Fully coloured on high quality paper Edition: 2nd Publisher: Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd – Pakistan ISBN: 978-969-637-168-7 Price: Rs. 295 www.paramountbooks.com.pk FirstAidAndPatientSafety atiqsmc89@yahoo.com +92 322 9026761 Available in Pakistan & India

×