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(1) CRASH

Corticosteroid Randomization after Significant Head Injury. A multicentre international collaboration intended to confirm or refute the benefit of the use of corticosteroids to treat head injuries
Conclusions The risk of death from all causes within 2 weeks was higher in the group allocated corticosteroids; 21% vs. 18% for placebo; P = 0.0001

(2) Crash

Computers noun An abrupt computer malfunction
Critical care medicine noun An abrupt decompensation of a patient's clinical status
Public health noun An RTA/MVA involving another vehicle, other object(s), or pedestrian(s), which is usually accompanied by noise and structural damage, and may result in bodily injury to the vehicle’s occupants and others; MVAs have 4 basic modes: frontal, side, or rear impact, and rollover; death is largely related to the g-force of deceleration, calculated as g = V2 miles/hour/stopping distance—in feet—x 30
Substance abuse noun The complex that follows the abrupt withdrawal of a substance of abuse
Transplantation medicine verb To abruptly decompensate, as in a patient on a waiting list for organ transplantation, who suddenly becomes ‘supercritical,’ and is likely to die quickly if the needed organ is not transplanted ‘stat’
Vox populi noun (1) An MVA
(2) A socioeconomic collapse

crash

Computers noun An abrupt computer malfunction Critical care medicine noun An abrupt decompensation of a Pt's clinical status. See Crashcart Public health noun An MVA involving another vehicle, other object(s. ), or pedestrian(s), which is usually accompanied by noise and structural damage, and may result in bodily injury to the vehicle's occupants and others; MVAs have 4 basic modes: frontal, side, or rear impact, and rollover; death is largely related to the g-force of deceleration, calculated as g = V2 miles/hr/stopping distance–in feet x 30 See Crashworthiness, Seatbelt Substance abuse noun The complex that follows the abrupt withdrawal of a substance of abuse. See Cold turkey. verb To sleep off effects of drugs Transplantation medicine verb To abruptly decompensate, as in a Pt on a waiting list for organ transplantation, who suddenly becomes 'supercritical,' who is likely to die quickly if the needed organ is not transplanted 'stat'. See Transplantation Vox populi noun
1. An MVA, see there. See Underride crash.
2. A socioeconomic collapse. See Nuclear collapse.

crash

(krash)
1. A colloquial term for a sudden, adverse change in a patient's health.
2. A colloquial term for acute drug withdrawal.

Patient discussion about crash

Q. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit? I have a doubt even after updating with the local news. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit?

A. Wisconsin has seen nearly a two percent decrease in alcohol-related crashes and almost a fourteen percent decrease in alcohol-related fatalities a year after implementing a .08 law. Since South Dakota put .08 in effect in 2002, alcohol-related crashes have decreased by 2.1 percent from the average of the previous three years.

Q. I have hurt my cervical spine and shoulder in a rear end car crash in July. Why does it still hurt?

A. Spine and back injuries are known to to be causing a lot of pain and discomfort and for a long period of time. You should try and do some mellow exercise and physiotherapy that might help you a lot. If the pain is unbarable, you should consult your doctor about using pain medications.

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Of those, 56 percent were confirmed as one of the eight original crash types eligible for evaluation, including those where a truck was rear-ended, struck by a motorist traveling in the opposite direction, or struck by a motorist under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
He said: 'CRASH is a fantastic organisation that takes practical steps to make a tangible difference to the lives of thousands of people across the UK.
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday said FCT recorded the highest number of road crashes in March, with 118 crashes involving 733 persons with 29 fatalities and 295 injuries.
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There are things we can do on a local, city level to lower crash frequencies and severities."