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.
The intentional injury rate was more than twice higher in people with HIV (18.56 versus 8.51 injuries per 1000 person-years), and the accidental injury rate was 10 times higher in people with HIV (10.60 versus 0.99 injuries per 1000 person-years).
Employees who are offered disability insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental injury insurance or hospital indemnity insurance are nearly twice as likely to see how these products can help provide additional financial protection than workers who don't have these benefit options available.
The city also came first for the amount of hospital admissions due to accidental injury, with 1,742.5 admissions per 100,000 of the population over 2010 and 2011.
WBA rules state that scorecards are used if an accidental injury ends the fight after the fourth round, and as all three judges had Khan winning every round he was declared winner by technical decision.
The differential diagnosis includes osteogenesis imperfecta, metabolic disorders and accidental injury. (2,4)
The top 3 causes of child mortality from accidental injury are drowning, road traffic accidents and burns.
Upon the reporting of a workers' compensation claim, the claims specialist must obtain sufficient information to determine correctly whether proper insurance coverage existed for an employer at the time of an alleged employee's accidental injury, whether there existed an employer-employee relationship at the time of the alleged accidental injury, whether the claimed accidental injury itself is compensable, whether the claimed accidental injury occurred in the course and scope of employment, and whether the claimed accidental injury was and remains the legal and medical cause of the benefits claimed.
The volume has also been expanded in many areas and now includes expanded information on neonatology, additional images and tables, a new set of differential diagnoses keyed to age group, information on distinguishing between abuse and accidental injury, and psychological approaches to use with young patients.
Government figures show children from poorer backgrounds, and especially the underfives, are at higher risk of accidental injury.
Eighty-nine percent of the deaths were attributed to medical conditions; 6 percent were the result of suicide; 2 percent were homicides; alcohol/drug intoxication and accidental injury accounted for another 1 percent each; and the cause for 1 percent of the deaths could not be determined.