polytrauma


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polytrauma

/poly·trau·ma/ (-traw´mah) the occurrence of injuries to more than one body system.

polytrauma

(pŏl″ē-traw′mă) [″ + ″]
Simultaneous injury to several organs or body systems.
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The wrong and wounding road: Paediatric polytrauma admitted to a level I trauma intensive care unit over a 5-year period.
She has been largely focused on health policy issues related to the VA's specialized care for veterans with polytrauma, amputations, blindness, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and post-deployment mental health issues.
As many as 20 passengers of the 26 who were rushed to the Malpura hospital were shifted to the Sawai Man Singh ( SMS) Hospital in Jaipur, where they have been admitted to the polytrauma ward.
He said that the topics covered in these programmes included principles of management of polytrauma patients, backache, latest management of paediatricdiarrhoe, diabetes and its management, smoking and its hazardous effects, patient first, skin diseases, diabetes, chest diseases, pediatric problems, cardio metabolic and breast cancer, PIMA also organized training workshops, Istaqbal-e-Ramazan programs, Aftar programs, Shab-e-Bedari programs and Hujjaj receptions.
According to Dr Bilal El Yafawi, consultant orthopedic surgeon, it conducted 5,050 surgeries in 2014, 80 per cent of which were major polytrauma cases.
The questioning response my terse polytrauma reports usually inspire is, "Oh, your report did not mention whether the aorta was injured?
Dubai: Dubai Health Authority's (DHA's) Trauma and Emergency Centre at Rashid Hospital has won pride of place in the biggest German polytrauma registry and has been featured in their top ten list.
In the future, we are going to study how the projection of real-time info such as vital signs, laboratory values, and X-rays onto the head-up display during a polytrauma resuscitation can aid the trauma leader in making critical decisions in a timely fashion without the need to look it up on a separate computer screen.
Fourteen of 35 patients (40%) sustained polytrauma, and 17/35 patients (49%) had one or more medical comorbidities.