blunt trauma


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Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs/RTAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants

blunt trauma

Molecular Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants. Cf Penetrating trauma.

blunt trauma

A wound in which the surface of the skin remains intact, caused by impact or collision with a blunt object, e.g., an automobile fender.
Synonym: nonpenetrating wound
See also: trauma
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(23.) Crookes BA, Shackford SR, Gratton J, Khaleel M, Ratliff J, Osler T "Never be wrong": the morbidity of negative and delayed laparotomies after blunt trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2010; 69: 1386-92.
Delayed Presentation of Perforation Peritonitis (Caecum and Ascending Colon) After A Blunt Trauma
Surgical management of abdominal wall disruption after blunt trauma. J Trauma.
Validity of applying TRISS analysis to paediatric blunt trauma patients managed in a French paediatric level I trauma centre.
Charles, "A case of iliac crest avulsion with peritoneal disruption and bowel herniation after blunt trauma: a case report and review of literature," The American Surgeon, vol.
The American Urologic Association (AUA) recommends a CT IVP for any pediatric patients with blunt trauma and gross hematuria, blunt trauma with microscopic hematuria (=50 RBCs/hpf) and systemic shock (systolic BP <90 mmHg), significant deceleration or high velocity accident, trauma resulting in fracture of thoracic rib cage, spine, pelvis, or femur, and all penetrating flank trauma.
Conclusion: Road traffic injuries are one of the foremost causes of medico legal cases followed by blunt trauma and sharp weapon injuries.
Delayed discovery of diaphragmatic injury after blunt trauma: Report of three cases.
Frontalis weakness in the setting of a blunt trauma frontal sinus fracture is a rare finding.
(1-6) By some reports, laryngotracheal injury in blunt trauma can carry up to 40% mortality.
[2] BAT makes up 75% of all blunt trauma and is the most common example of this injury.
(1,2,3,4,5) In this report we aimed to describe the clinical findings, mechanism of development, and surgical treatment applied in the case of a patient with isolated anterior lens capsule rupture due to blunt trauma with a wooden object.