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28. Mechanical and Thermal Injury

C.T.C. Kennedy, D.A.R. Burd and D. Creamer


DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405161695.2009.00028.x


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Overview of skin injury Biomechanical considerations Effects of friction Pressure ulcer Effects of suction Miscellaneous reactions to mechanical trauma Foreign bodies Other penetrating injuries Skin lesions in drug addicts Skin hazards of swimming and diving Vibration Reactions to internal mechanical stress Mechanical trauma and skin neoplasia Reactions to cold Effects of heat and infrared radiation Burns Miscellaneous reactions ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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