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Flashcards in Principles of Wound Management Deck (5):
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classification of traumatic wounds 

penetrating - open

non-penetrating - closed 

2

open traumatic wounds should initially be considered ________ at best

open traumatic wounds should initially be considered Contaminated at best

3

How does the healing of superficial wounds differ in dogs and cats?

basic sequence of events is essentially the same

cats - SQ tissue plays a role, if have to remove the wound will take longer to heal 

4

what considerations need to be taken with bite wounds 

size and number of animals

location of wounds 

clinical assessment of severity of truama

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