A sudden injury, typically accidental that can range in severity. Traumatic wounds can include blunt force trauma, lacerations, burns, bites, abrasions, gunshot wounds, penetrating wounds, and more. Traumatic wounds often require urgent medical treatment.
A traumatic wound is an abrupt, unforseen injury that can range from minor issues such as a severely skinned knee, to severely traumatic such as a gunshot wound are violent trauma from a car accident, dismemberment or puncture. Traumatic wounds include abrasions, lacerations, skin tears, bites, burns, and penetrating trauma wounds as well.