1. An avulsed wound results when tissue is forcibly separated or torn from the victim's body.

2. An incised wound, a lacerated wound, or both will usually occur when a body part is avulsed.

3. There will be heavy, rapid bleeding.

4. An avulsed body part may be successfully reattached to a victim's body by a surgeon. Send the body part along with the victim to the hospital.

5. Avulsed wounds occur in accidents such as motor vehicle wrecks, gunshots, explosions, animal bites, and other body-crushing injuries.