accidental injury


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accidental injury

Dentistry
A term for damage to the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity due to forces external to the mouth.

Vox populi
A term for any unintentional injury or trauma.
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Questions were designed to assess the most common site of accidental injury during routine prosthodontic treatment, sources of accidental injuries, commonly encountered medical emergencies, frequency of wrong site surgery, any adverse reactions from materials and recommended measures to minimize patient safety incidents.
51 injuries per 1000 person-years), and the accidental injury rate was 10 times higher in people with HIV (10.
What is remarkable is there is no difference in terms of accidental injury in the older age group," she added.
Accidental injury, which is the leading cause of death for people under 40 and the fifth leading cause of death for all ages, ranked third behind violent crime and natural disasters as the top safety concerns among American workers.
1999) investigated the relationship between social disadvantage and accidental injury rates in preschool children using a multi-level modelling (statistical) approach in order to distinguish effects operating at the level of the individual from those operating at the level of the neighbourhood (Goldstein 1995, cited in Reading et al.
Asked about the skull fractures, he said: "They would not be consistent with an accidental injury.
Researchers found that, between 1979 and 1983, the accidental injury death rate was three and a half times higher for poor children compared to affluent.
Skaters are encouraged to take out extra accidental injury insurance before participating.
The court noted that although an accidental injury must arise from "unusual environmental conditions or events assignable to something extraordinary," case law makes it clear that "[a]n accidental injury need not result suddenly or from the immediate application of some external force but may accrue gradually over a reasonably definite period of time.
From a public health standpoint, it's difficult to recommend any alcohol consumption given the risks associated with heavy consumption, from increased overall cancer risk to accidental injury and social problems," cautioned Janet L.
An innovative safety tab that must be broken before doctors or nurses can use the blade provides added protection against accidental injury during installation or handling.
Ever since CPSC revised its children's clothing flammability standard, there have been outcries that children are not being protected from accidental injury caused by fire.