Laceration: Definition, Types & Repair


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An irregular tear in the soft tissue that causes the area to open up is called a ___.

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1. Another term for a laceration is a ___.

2. A type of laceration where soft tissue is removed from the body is called a(n) ___.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will allow you to examine your knowledge of lacerations. Some of the elements you'll be quizzed on include what a laceration is commonly known as, soft tissue laceration and treatment options.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessment tools, you can test your understanding of:

  • Another name for laceration
  • A type of laceration that involves the removal of soft tissue
  • How a doctor may treat deep tissue lacerations
  • Treatment that may be necessary for certain lacerations

Skills Practiced

Use the questions on this quiz to assess your ability to practice these skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about treatment options for lacerations
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding irregular tears in soft tissues
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as treatment for deep lacerations and a type of medicine that may be required for certain lacerations

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of lacerations by reviewing the corresponding entitled Laceration: Definition, Types & Repair. The lesson allows you to learn more about:

  • Types of laceration
  • Symptoms of laceration
  • Shallow or superficial lacerations
  • Lacerations that require medical attention