An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, or even surgeries. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street. Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, abrasions, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor.
Other common types of injuries include
See injury prevention
Also see the following articles on Injury
This article is a stub. YOU can help Wikimd by expanding it!
WikiMD is a free medical encyclopedia and wellnesspedia moderated by medical professionals and is a reliable source of information on a wide range of health, weight loss and wellness related topics.
WikiMD Sponsors - W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep and MedSpa Centers
Pronounced weightMD, our state of the art W8MD weight loss, sleep, holistic IV nutrition and aesthetic medicine programs can help you not only to lose weight, and sleep better but also look your best! Since its inception in 2011, W8MD’s insurance physician weight loss program has successfully helped thousands of patients.
W8MD Weight Loss
W8MD’s Physician weight loss is unique in many ways with a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to weight loss. Weight Loss Success Stories....
W8MD Sleep Services
Sleep medicine program uses state of the art technology to diagnose and treat over 80 different sleep disorders. W8MD Sleep Services…
W8MD Medical Aesthetic Services
Medical aesthetic program offers a wide variety of advanced laser skin treatments including oxygen super facials, photofacials and Affordable Botox. W8MD Aesthetic Services…
IM and IV nutrition therapy includes booster shots for B12, vitamin B complex, Vitamin C, Detox treatments and IV nutrition therapy. W8MD IV Nutrition…
W8MD weight loss | Philadelphia medical weight loss | NYC medical weight loss | NJ medical weight loss
Intro to W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & Medical Aesthetics
Disclaimer: The entire contents of WIKIMD.ORG are for informational purposes only and do not render medical advice or professional services. If you have a medical emergency, you should CALL 911 immediately! Given the nature of the wiki, the information provided may not be accurate and or incorrect. Use the information on this wiki at your own risk! See full Disclaimers.WikiMD is supported by W8MD Weight loss, Poly-Tech Sleep & Medical Aesthetic Centers of America.