2nd October 2019


What are the six different types of wounds?

Six types of Wounds
  • Puncture. caused by a sharp or pointed object entering skin.
  • Abrasion. caused by scraping away the superficial layers of skin.
  • Incision. intentional cut by sharp instrument such as a scapel.
  • Laceration. involves mechanical force and tearing of skin.
  • Burn.
  • Ulceration.
  • Laceration.
  • Ulceration.

Keeping this in consideration, what does it mean to be wound up?

wound up. adjective tense, strained, wired (slang), nervous, anxious, restless, edgy, jittery (informal), uptight (informal), on edge, jumpy, twitchy (informal), overwrought, fidgety, keyed up I was too wound up to sleep.

What are the five types of wounds?

Are there different types of open wounds?
  • Abrasion. An abrasion occurs when the skin rubs or scrapes against a rough or hard surface.
  • Laceration. A laceration is a deep cut or tearing of the skin.
  • Puncture. A puncture is a small hole caused by a long, pointy object, such as a nail, needle, or ice pick.
  • Avulsion.

What is an incision wound?

A surgical wound is a cut or incision in the skin that is usually made by a scalpel during surgery. A surgical wound can also be the result of a drain placed during surgery. Surgical wounds vary greatly in size. They are usually closed with sutures, but are sometimes left open to heal.
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