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mechanical force

Monday 23 March 2009

Mechanical force may inflict soft-tissue injuries, bone injuries, and head injuries.

Soft-tissue injuries can be superficial, involving mainly the skin, or deep, associated with visceral damage.

Types of lesions

- abrasion
- laceration
- incision
- contusion
- gunshot wound