When patients in and around Los Angeles, Encino and Santa Monica, CA need treatment for traumatic injuries, they look no further than Tower Wound Care Center. Here, our doctors are skillfully trained to address traumatic wounds using the most innovative techniques and tools.
Traumatic injuries, or wounds, are usually defined as cuts, lacerations, or puncture wounds which caused damage to the skin and underlying tissues and need treatment promptly. Acute wounds, cut wounds, and penetrating wounds make up the three categories of traumatic wounds. An acute wound applies to ripped or torn skin and usually contains foreign bodies including glass, metal, gravel, or sand. A traumatic cut occurs when something sharp penetrates the skin and the underlying tissues. Penetrating wounds, however, are considered the deepest and most severe since they frequently occur as a stabbing or a gunshot wound.
Traumatic wounds can be caused by:
Since traumatic wounds can vary in severity and cause, treatment can also vary ranging from a simple cleaning and dressing or surgical intervention to close the wound. General treatment processes for traumatic wounds may include the following:
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