road rash

road rash2016-11-08T17:47:42+00:00

road rash

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road rash

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

A popular term for abrasions caused by falling on and scraping poorly protected skin on asphalt, gravel and other road surfaces, which may affect motorcycle and bike riders, skateboarders, MVA/RTA victims, pedestrians and others.

Reference http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/injuries/a/abrasions.htm

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