Ch. 1 Classifications of Injuries

Posted: May 4, 2012 in Traumatology
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SOFT TISSUE INJURIES:

             1) SKIN AND DEEP FASCIA

             2) MUSCLE-TENDON UNIT AND TENDOPERIOSTEAL ATTACHMENTS

             3) MUSCLE COMPARTMENTS

             4) JOINTS AND THEIR ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES

             5) INTEVERTEBRAL DISC

HARD TISSUE INJURIES:

             1) BONE FRACTURES, OSTEOCHONDRAL FRACTURES AND AVULSIONS

             2) PERIOSTITIS

             3) STRESS FRACTURES

             4) HYALINE ARTICULAR AND EPIPHYSEAL CARTILAGE INJURIES

SPECIAL TISSUE OR ORGAN INJURIES:

             1) BRAIN AND PERIPHERAL NERVES

             2) EYE, NOSE, SINUSES, LARYNX, TEETH

             3) THORACIC, ABDOMINAL AND PELVIC ORGANS

 

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