First aid Vocabulary (2016)Apunte Inglés
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CONTUSION: a region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been
rupture; a bruise.
ABRASION: the process of scraping or wearing away.
BURN: an injury caused by exposure to heat or flame.
HEMATOMA: a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues.
LACERATION: a deep cut or tear in skin or flesh.
AVULSION: the action of pulling or tearing away.
PUNCTURE WOUND: an injury that is caused by a pointed object that pierces or penetrates the skin. Puncture wounds. carry a danger of tetanus.
PRESSURE WOUND: a pressure ulcer is localized injury to the skin and, or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear.
AMPUTATION: when a partial or part of the body is cut off or crushed.
FIRST AID EQUIPMENT 1. Camilla = stretcher 2. "botiquin" = first aid kit 3. aspiracio = suction 4. guants = gloves 5. tisores = scissors 6. ferula (per immobilitzar una part) = splints 7. taula espinal = backboard 8. farmaciola = drug box 9. collarin = neck collar 10. balon succionador (ambu) = ambu bar o bag mask valve - bmv 11. desfibrilador = defibrillator or aed - automatic external defibrillator 12. canula de guedel = oral airway 13. /gassa = gauze 14. vendatje = bandages 15. tirites = band-aids or bandages ...