Cover the wound, and the object if possible, in a sterile dressing. Children often injure themselves during play, and older children can be injured during sporting activities. Abstract Since time, immemorial soft-tissue injuries to the face have been documented in literature and even depicted in sculptures, reflecting the image of society. The result of airway compromise is either direct laryngeal injury, presence of foreign bodies, including aspirated teeth and bone fragments, or excessive bleeding from the upper airway. Taking care of wounds.
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Management of soft tissue wounds of the face
A dirty cut or scrape that is not thoroughly cleaned can cause scarring and infection. In case of exposed cartilage, local or regional flaps should be considered to salvage the cartilage. Many wounds suggest significant tissue loss, on first impression. Changes in feeling over the face Deformed or uneven face or facial bones Difficulty breathing through the nose due to swelling and bleeding Double vision Missing teeth Swelling or bruising around the eyes that may cause vision problems. Post traumatic ear reconstruction. The risk of serious brain injury is particularly high with upper facial injury. The exposure method or loose dressing may be employed.