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									     Body Piercing
A HOLE different look at the life.
      Larry Reed NREMT-P I/C
• This class is NOT meant to offend but to
  inform, We are going to be talking about and
  looking at different types of body piercings.
• Some pictures MAY BE OFFENSIVE to some
  but are meant to educate only.
        The deep history of body
             modification.
Every world culture has had a practice of some
 type of body modification.
                  Temporary
•   Dress
•   Hair (coloring)
•   Shaving
•   Paint (make up)
Dress
Hair
Shaving
Paint
                 Permanent
•   Stretching
•   Binding
•   Surgery
•   Tattooing
•   Piercing
                 Stretching
Stretching can be done alone or with piercing.

aka as gauging
Very common in Africa and native American's of
  Alaskan decent.
Stretching
                      Binding
Very old Asian practice.

Small feet = beauty
                      Surgery
Very common even today.

•   Face lift
•   Rhinoplasty
•   Breast implants
•   Liposuction
•   Tummy tuck
                 Tattooing
As body art

Also a form of make up

Has and is used as a form of I.D.
                     Piercing
• One of the oldest forms of body modification
• Reference can be found in the bible to ear piercing.
• Egyptian pharaohs pierced there naval as a right of
  passage
• Roman soldiers to show courage
• Victorian royalty used it to show there high society
• Many cultures believe that “making the body beautiful”
  is what make humans different from the rest of the
  “animals”
                         Why?
•   Membership
•   Commitment
•   To mark a special event in life
•   Fashion statement
•   Rebellion
•   Ethnic roots
•   Passage/ritual/custom
•   To help cover self proceed flaws
•   To enhance sexual stimulation
   Tissue types that get pierced
Soft tissue
• Ear lobes
• Eye brow
• Lip
         Cartilage
• Ear
• Nose
               Surface to surface
•   Eye brow
•   Cheek
•   Bridge of the nose
•   Lips
•   Tongue
•   Nipples
•   Chest
•   Naval
•   Penis
•   Scrotum
Types of body jewelry.
Barbell
Capture bead
Types of things that YOU may get called
                   for!
     Injury during the piercing

• Done at home
• Lack of experience in performing piercing
• Lack of experience placing jewelry.
      Injury during the piercing
Treatment
If not already done REMOVE the jewelry



Treat as any soft tissue injury.
                  Infection
Rejection of the jewelry
Possible to become septic

Treatment
If possible REMOVE the jewelry
Treat any S/S
   How to handle injuries that have
             piercings
Will leaving the jewelry in place hurt the Pt even
 more?

No!!!!!!!!!! = Leave it in place

Yes!!!!!!! = Take it OUT !!!!!!!!
   Will it hinder your treatment?
If the jewelry will interfere with your treatment


       YOU WILL NEED TO
          REMOVE IT.
Surprise !!!!!
 Removal
screw type
Capture type
Conclusion

								
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