What is an unintentional wound?

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Hello, I am studying for nursing fundamentals, and one of the words to define was unintentional wound? Can you tell me what it means?

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Infection control- wound and skin Flashcards

A big clue is the word 'unintentional.' Surgeons create wounds intentionally by way of using scalpels and other instruments to form incisions. So, how would an unintentional wound arise?

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