blunt trauma

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Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs/RTAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants

blunt trauma

Molecular Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants. Cf Penetrating trauma.

blunt trauma

A wound in which the surface of the skin remains intact, caused by impact or collision with a blunt object, e.g., an automobile fender.
Synonym: nonpenetrating wound
See also: trauma
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H e also admitted the "infliction of blunt force trauma and rough handling" of Lary, as well as "inappropriate and cruel treatment" of him and failing to provide proper and necessary veterinary care for his injuries.
A post-mortem examination conducted at Wexham Park Hospital yesterday revealed that she died from "severe blunt force trauma to the head and associated complications," a spokesman for Thames Valley Police said.
An autopsy indicated his injuries were inconsistent with being run over by a car, and appeared to be a result of blunt force trauma, officials said.
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The cause of death may have been blunt force trauma to the head, along with strangulation.
Kaycie Blood was struck by the garbage truck, which caused massive blunt force trauma to her head, killing her.
He added gunshot wounds account for just over a third of homicides, followed by stabbings and blunt force trauma.
com/2011/06/21/coroner-ryan-dunn-autopsy-results-chester-county-fire-blunt-force-trauma-zachary-hartwell/) preliminary autopsy results it's said that both Dunn and his friend died from blunt force trauma and the fire.
A post mortem examination showed that she died as a result of a blunt force trauma to the head and body.
A post-mortem examination showed Mrs Brown died from "severe blunt force trauma to the head and associated complications".
But Willie and Sue's lawyer, Victor Perilo, said: "If I had the dollars, I'd hire someone to see if there was blunt force trauma to the head.
He said the committee had reported that Kugan died from acute congestion of the lungs due to acute inflammation of the heart muscles, compounded by blunt force trauma.