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.
An autopsy revealed that Leiva died of blunt force trauma to the head and torso.
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.
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.
A MAN who reportedly intervened in a row during which a woman was accosted by her partner died due to blunt force trauma to the head.
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".
Due to the horrifying crime scene, police would not give details and only say that the victims died of blunt force trauma, CNN reported.
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.