Lacerations

Unique Properties of Facial Lacerations Cosmetic Concerns

FACIAL LACERATIONS FACIAL LACERATIONS The face has several unique properties that dictate the choice of treatment after injury. This chapter describes basic principles for the treatment of facial wounds as well as treatment recommendations for injuries involving specific areas of the face.

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Procedure Coding for Skin Lesions and Lacerations

Faculty AHIMA 2009 Audio Seminar Series ii Susan E. Garrison, CCS-P, CHCA, FCS, PCS, CPC, CPC-H, CPAR, CHC Susan E. Garrison is executive vice president of the healthcare consulting division of Magnus Confidential, Inc.

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Management of lacerations in the emergency department

Management of lacerations in the emergency department Otilia Capellan, MD, Judd E. Hollander, MD * Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 SpruceStreet, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA Lacerations are one of the most commonly encountered problems in the ...

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Help Prevent Hand Lacerations

Help Prevent Hand Lacerations • What is a laceration and how big of a problem is it? A laceration is defined as a jagged wound or cut resulting from contact with a sharp object or surface.

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Coding for Laceration Repairs

Laceration Repair Examples: Example 1: A patient was the victim of a knife attack and has 5 lacerations. He has a 2 cm laceration to the scalp, a 3 cm laceration on the right thigh and two lacerations to the chest measuring 4 cm and 6 cm.

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Nonobstetric Lacerations of the Vagina

JAOA• Vol 106 • No 5 • May 2006 • 271 Sloin et al • Clinical Practice Although obstetrically related trauma remains the most common cause of injury to the female genital tract, trauma of nonobstetric origin is not uncommon.

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Cosmetic Outcomes of Facial Lacerations Repaired With Tissue ...

Cosmetic Outcomes of Facial Lacerations Repaired With Tissue-Adhesive, Absorbable, and Nonabsorbable Sutures JOELS. HOLGER, MD, STEVE C. WANDERSEE, PA-C, AND DAVIDB.

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Skate BladeNeck Lacerations: A Survey and Case Follow-up

B RIEF R EPORT Skate BladeNeck Lacerations: A Survey and Case Follow-up MichaelJ. Stuart, MD, Andrew A. Link, BA, Ay nsley M. Smith, RN, PhD, David A. Krause, PT, DSc, MatthewC.

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Preventing Cuts and Lacerations Explore the cutting edge in ...

Preventing Cuts and Lacerations Explore the cutting edge in safety - training and awareness According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, cuts, lacerations, and punctures accounted for 15 percent of grocery store injuries in 2000 (most recent available grocery-specific statistic).

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WOUNDS AND LACERATIONS

Wounds and Lacerations 1 Primary Health Care Initiatives (PHCI) Project Contract No. 278-C-00-99-00059-00 Abt. Associates Inc. WOUNDS AND LACERATIONS Types of Wounds Abrasion-Causedbya scraping or shearing force-Lossofepithelium and possibly dermis-Deep abrasions similar to full thickness ...

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