Injuries Soft Tissue and Beyond Common Soft Tissue

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Injuries Soft Tissue and Beyond…

Injuries Soft Tissue and Beyond…

Common Soft Tissue Wounds n n n Scrapes Cuts/Incisions Bruises Puncture Avulsion

Common Soft Tissue Wounds n n n Scrapes Cuts/Incisions Bruises Puncture Avulsion

Controlling Bleeding- Using Pressure

Controlling Bleeding- Using Pressure

Scrapes n 1. Wash your hands before giving first aid. n 2. Wash the

Scrapes n 1. Wash your hands before giving first aid. n 2. Wash the cut thoroughly with mild soap and water. n 3. If available, apply antibiotic ointment. n 4. Apply a clean bandage.

Cuts n 1. Wash your hands with soap before giving first aid. n 2.

Cuts n 1. Wash your hands with soap before giving first aid. n 2. Wash the wound thoroughly with mild soap and water. n 3. Use direct pressure to control bleeding. n 4. Bandage the wound with a butterfly bandage. n 5. Get medical help.

Bruises n Bleeding into the skin, subcutaneous tissues, or mucous membranes. Blood collects under

Bruises n Bleeding into the skin, subcutaneous tissues, or mucous membranes. Blood collects under the tissue; a hematoma is a large collection that forms a lump.

Puncture n n n Sharp object pokes into skin High risk of infection Don’t

Puncture n n n Sharp object pokes into skin High risk of infection Don’t remove an embedded object

Avulsion n n Skin is either partially or fully torn away Usually jagged edges

Avulsion n n Skin is either partially or fully torn away Usually jagged edges

Injuries to Bones, Muscles, and Joints n n Strains Sprains Fractures Dislocations

Injuries to Bones, Muscles, and Joints n n Strains Sprains Fractures Dislocations

Strains n Injury to muscle or tendon away from joint

Strains n Injury to muscle or tendon away from joint

Sprains n n Most common is to “roll an ankle” Ligaments stretched or torn

Sprains n n Most common is to “roll an ankle” Ligaments stretched or torn

Fractures

Fractures

Fractures n n Breaks in the bone Open and Closed

Fractures n n Breaks in the bone Open and Closed

More Fractures

More Fractures

Video Footage n n Sid Vicious Kickboxer Soccer (tib-fib) Jake Brown

Video Footage n n Sid Vicious Kickboxer Soccer (tib-fib) Jake Brown

Dislocations Wade

Dislocations Wade

Treatment of Injuries R. I. C. E. n Rest n Ice n Compression n

Treatment of Injuries R. I. C. E. n Rest n Ice n Compression n Elevation