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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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).
Enhanced policing and uniform zero-tolerance enforcement of existing laws needed to control road rash deaths.
I attribute that to living by my motto 'ATGATT' (All The Gear, All The Time), which protects you from a myriad of injuries--from head injuries to road rash.
CAST your mind back to the old Megadrive game Road Rash, where you rode motorbikes while beating up your rivals.
Having suffered "serious road rash," jammed fingers and a chipped elbow, Sergeant Williams was happy to comply with the base's mandate to wear knee and elbow pads and a helmet.
Being covered head to toe prevented me from getting any abrasions or road rash.
Once I got road rash all on my leg, but I kept going and still came in first.
Summer X Games (August 17-23): Motocross's Travis Pastrana wins gold; road rash breaks out.
Team Sky lead the way in treating road rash, thanks to pioneering medical partner Systagenix (Photo: Business Wire)
Adrenaline-pumping handto-hand combat is served alongside explosive driving battles not seen since the days of Road Rash.