road rash


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Deep abrasions caused by falling on and scraping skin on asphalt, which may affect motorcycle and bike riders, skateboarders, MVA/RTAvictims, pedestrians and others

road rash

Emergency medicine Deep skin abrasions caused by falling on and scraping skin on asphalt, which may affect bike riders, skateboarders, MVA victims and others
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Its protective clothing is already being used in cut-resistant Reebok socks worn by ice hockey players and in blue jeans designed to protect motorcycle riders from road rash.
He suffered bruising and road rash, tore a muscle in his shoulder and has had trouble sleeping since the accident, but says the incident could have been a lot worse.
The game shown in the trailers isn't the prettiest but it lets you bring forth all the mayhem that Road Rash allowed.
Two patients "had severe road rash, suggesting they were dragged.
San Francisco General Hospital Chief of Surgery Margaret Knudson said at least two patients suffered "severe road rash, suggesting they were dragged," although she was unsure of what happened.
PS: the road rash on my thigh, hip and arm is healing nicely, thank you.
This includes motorcycle accidents involving cars, trucks, and motorcycles and all types of injuries resulting, including, but not limited to brain injury and closed head injuries, spinal cord injury, broken bones and fractures, back and neck injuries, shoulder injuries, knee injuries, scarring and disfigurement, road rash requiring significant skin grafts, burn injuries, amputation injuries, and all other types of serious injuries.
QUETTA -- A reduced peloton of 182 riders started the seventh stage of the Tour de France Saturday a day after a mass pile-up on Friday led to 12 abandons and many riders nursing injury and severe road rash.
After all, Harley-Davidson's ride into the sunset has turned into a grisly case of road rash.
Armstrong, who suffered minor road rash, is competing in his final Tour and chasing an eighth victory, with his most recent coming before his first retirement in 2005.
Wear a long-sleeved shirt (a few degrees of discomfort can prevents scratches, cuts, road rash, and even poison ivy).
Swaim sustained some pretty good road rash and two weeks later still had some asphalt in his skin.