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trau·mat·ic

(traw-mat'ik),
Relating to or caused by trauma.
[G. traumatikos]

traumatic

[trômat′ik]
Etymology: Gk, trauma, wound
pertaining to an injury, usually a serious and unexpected injury.

trau·mat·ic

(traw-mat'ik)
Relating to or caused by trauma.
[G. traumatikos]

trau·mat·ic

(traw-mat'ik)
Relating to or caused by trauma.
[G. traumatikos]

traumatic (trômat´ik),

adj of, pertaining to, or caused by an injury.
traumatic occlusion,
traumatic shock,

traumatic

1. pertaining to, resulting from, or causing trauma.
2. in cattle, and in all ruminants, a special meaning is perforation of the reticular wall by a swallowed foreign body.

traumatic hepatitis
penetration by a foreign body from externally via the skin or internally from the reticulum.
traumatic laminitis
traumatic liver abscess
caused usually by perforation of the stomach wall by a foreign body. Causes toxemia, leukocytosis, fever and pain on percussion over the posterior right ribs.
traumatic mastitis
see traumatic mastitis.
traumatic peritonitis
see traumatic peritonitis.
traumatic reticulopericarditis
caused by an extension of reticuloperitonitis, especially in cows in late pregnancy; characterized by congestive heart failure with marked edema of the brisket and jowl, 'washing machine' heart sounds and disappearance of the normal sounds. There is a marked leukocytosis, fever and toxemia.
traumatic reticuloperitonitis
caused by perforation of the reticular wall by a sharp foreign body in any ruminant but most common in adult dairy cows being fed processed feeds. Manifested by an acute fall in milk yield and appetite, a humped back and disinclination to move, pain on percussion over the xiphisternum, ruminal stasis, fever and a leukocytosis. Called also TRP, hardware disease, reticulitis, traumatic peritonitis.
traumatic reticulopleurisy
inflammation of the wall of the reticulum and nearby pleura of cattle caused by the penetration of a foreign body from the reticulum into the pleural cavity. Characterized by toxemia, fever, leukocytosis, pain on percussion over the ribs, fast shallow grunting respiration, elbows abducted.
traumatic reticulosplenitis
inflammation of the wall of the reticulum and nearby spleen of cattle caused by penetration of a foreign body into the spleen. Characterized by toxemia, leukocytosis, fever and pain on percussion over the upper posterior right ribs.
traumatic shock
see vasogenic shock.
traumatic splenitis
see traumatic reticulosplenitis (above).
traumatic wet lung
see shock lung.

Patient discussion about traumatic

Q. Is it possible to get ADHD from suffering a traumatizing incident? lately, after the death of my Grandmother. I have been increasingly getting the symptoms of ADHD. I have suffered from some of the symptoms during my childhood, but now they are increasingly occurring. And I am finding it really hard to listen to Teachers, follow instructions and do coursework. Is it possible this was caused by the death of my grandmother?

A. I think you should look up depression. ADHD is something that does not “pop”, more reasonable to think is that you suffer from a slight depression. Check it out and see if it fits :
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/depression.html

Q. Save my husband. My husband was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder in 2001 but in 2003 traumatic events happened in our life due to a house fire, my husband was manic round the clock to the point where he was going to do harm to himself or someone else. I begged his doctor to institutionalize him to regulate his meds and to help him to deal with the traumatic thing that happened to us. But my doctor refused saying he couldn't do it against his will. No one would listen to my begging. Please help my husband. My husband ended up doing something that caused him to be in prison today, still not getting help. Is there anything I can do to help my husband to go to a place that will help him rather than making his mental state worse?

A. Take him to your local emergency room. tell the treage nurse you need to talk to a crisis worker. Go in with him and talk to the crisis worker about the things he has been doing and that he has bipolar disorder. Explain that he IS a danger to himself and others. They will probalbly want to speak with him alone but that is the best way to get him the help he needs. See if they can refer him to a mood disorder clinic to help him in the long run.
Stay strong and try to help him get the help he needs... Protect yourself in the meantime.

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