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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Turns out if you then try to stop your forward momentum with your face, the result is road rash" - Actor Brad Pitt explaining his bruised and cut face.
She also said he has "road rash" on his body and that half of his scalp was torn off in the accident.
In addition to bars, A3 has developed Road Rash, a manuka honey based natural first aid ointment that helps in the repair of cuts, scrapes and abrasions.
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.
It's a modern take on Road Rash, which should be enough to make you slobber all over your keyboard.
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.
Two patients in critical condition sustained "road rash," injuries suggesting they were dragged along the ground, while many patients suffered from crush-type trauma, perhaps from heavy objects (overhead luggage) falling on them.
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.