penetrating trauma


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penetrating trauma

Urgent care An injury sustained as a result of either
1. Sharp force, which includes injuries from cutting or piercing instruments or objects and nonvenomous bites of pets or humans or.
2. Firearm injuries from projectiles Cf Blunt trauma.
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Objectives: We aimed to review our diagnostic and treatment protocols for patients with injured bladders by blunt and penetrating traumas.
2) The ICA can be injured superiorly in the neck, at the skull base, or in the carotid canal by blunt or penetrating trauma.
In: Ivatury RR, Cayten CG (eds): The Textbook of Penetrating Trauma.
In order to apply the TRISS method of analysing injury severity (Table 2), the sample was categorised into blunt trauma (n=52) and penetrating trauma (n=111).
Patients with penetrating trauma still in the hospital after 9 days were less likely to go home during days 10 to 22.
Tympanic membrane perforations can be caused by many different factors including infection, penetrating trauma by foreign bodies or surgical instruments inserted into the external auditory canal or blunt or blast trauma.
Our penetrating trauma incidents are really excellent in comparison to many other similar-sized cities in New England and around the country,'' he said.
In their study, researchers reviewed more than 1,300 patients with hypotensive penetrating trauma and blunt traumatic brain injuries.
A complex groin injury was generated simulating penetrating trauma in an anatomical area not protected by conventional body armor or amenable to use of a tourniquet.
There was no history of blunt or penetrating trauma, nor surgery in the foot.