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WOUND IS A UNCONTINOUS BREAK IN THE SKIN & TISSUE DUE TO INJURY.
 
TYPES :-
1.CONTUSED-CAUSED BY BLUNT OBJECTS.
2.LACERATED- CAUSED BY FRICTIONJ OF IRREGULAR OBJECTS.
                  
3.INCISED- CAUSED BY SHARP OBJECTS
                
4.PUNCTURE- WHEN THE OPENING IS SMALL BUT THE WOUND IS DEEP.
    
GUNSHOT- WHEN A FOREIGN BODY PASSES THROUGH THE BODY WITH GREATER VELOCITY.
                             
 
TREATMENT:-
IN CASE OF MINOR WOUNDS CLEAN THE WOUND WITH SOAP & WATER, APPLY ANTISEPTIC CREAM & APPLY A CLEAN DRESSING.
 
IN CASE OF MAJOR WOUNDS LIKE PUNCTURE , EG KNIFE THEN APPLY A RING PAD AROUND IT & TRY TO RESTRICT BLEEDING. 
                   
 
 

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