Flashcards in Abdomincal and Genitourinary Injuries Chpt. 28 Deck (9)
An injury in which there is a soft-tissue damage inside the body but the skin remains intact.
Closed abdominal injury
The displacement of organs outside of the body
The posterior region below the margin of the lower rib cage.
Contacting the stomach muscles to minimize the pain of abdominal movement; sign of peritonitis
Structure through which materials pass, such as the stomach, small intestines, large intestines, ureters and bladder
Left shoulder pain caused by blood in the peritoneal cavity
An injury in which there is a break in the surface of the skin or mucous membrane, exposing deeper tissue to potential contamincation
Open abdominal injury
The abdominal cavity