Surgical Care at the District Hospital
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 Primary Trauma Care Manual
Fundamentals of Surgical Practice
The Surgical Patient
Approach to the surgical patient
The paediatric patient
Surgical Techniques
Tissue Handling
Suture and suture technique
Prophylaxis
Basic Surgical Procedures
Wound management
Specific lacerations and wounds
Burns
Foreign bodies
Cellulitis and abscess
Excision and biopsies
Specific Lacerations and Wounds
 


> BLOOD VESSELS, NERVES AND TENDONS
> FACIAL LACERATIONS
> LIP LACERATIONS
> WOUNDS OF THE TONGUE
> EAR AND NOSE LACERATIONS
>

NOSE BLEEDS (EPISTAXIS)

> OCULAR TRAUMA
> OPEN FRACTURES
> TENDON LACERATIONS
> ANIMAL BITES




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  Kep Points  
Lacerations may be associated with neurovascular or other serious injury; a complete examination is required to identify injuries that are not immediately obvious

Minor problems are important because mismanagement can lead to major detrimental consequences.