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multiple trauma

Serious injury to two or more regions of the body.
See also: trauma
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Effect of limited fluid resuscitation for craniocerebral injury combined with multiple trauma. Chin J Traumatol.
The incidence of BCI in multiple traumas is 10%, but it ranges between 8% to 71% in blunt chest trauma patients, depending on the different diagnostic criteria.
A new injury severity score for predicting the length of hospital stay in multiple trauma patients.
Vital signs, oxygen saturation and haemogram results for multiple trauma patients were recorded within the first hour after the patient was first treated at ER.
12 patients (24%) whose chest injury was part of multiple trauma had a mean duration of stay of 28 days (range 20-46 days), significant associations were, however, observed when comparing complications of trocar thoracostomy with tube thoracostomy P < 0.05.
Treatment results of patients with multiple trauma: an analysis of 3406 cases treated between 1972 and 1991 at a German Level I Trauma Center.
Despite significantly improved traffic safety and occupational safety and despite advances in prehospital and in-hospital management, multiple trauma remains the most frequent cause of death and disabilty worldwide in persons younger than 40 years [1,2].
Such conditions include stroke and brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, orthopedic disorders, multiple trauma, amputation and other disabling conditions, injuries, and disorders.
The following types of TBI were included in the analysis: subdural hematoma (SDH), epidural hematoma (EDH), cerebral contusions (CTX), traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhages (t-SAH) and multiple trauma.
Orthopedic trauma specialists from the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute in San Francisco provide decision trees that detail current approaches to the management of injuries according to contemporary biomedical research and their personal experience, with information on imaging, decisions and actions, and non-operative/rehabilitation treatments, as well as pharmacology, risk factors, contraindications, signs and symptoms, complications, and other aspects, for injuries like compartment syndrome, fractures, peripheral nerve injuries, multiple trauma, pain management, infections, and bone defects.
Trauma-related mortality accounts for 9% of deaths in all age groups and most cases involve blunt injuries.[sup][1] Multiple trauma is the main cause of emergency admission, accounting for approximately 16% of global medical expenses.[sup][2],[3],[4] A previous study found that 20% of deaths occurred within the first few weeks after injury, 30% occurred within hours of the injury, and 50% occurred immediately.[sup][5] Therefore, management of this difficult condition usually requires a multidisciplinary approach.
Tscherne, "Treatment results of patients with multiple trauma: an analysis of 3406 cases treated between 1972 and 1991 at a German Level I Trauma Center," Journal of Trauma, vol.

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