polytrauma


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polytrauma

(pŏl″ē-traw′mă) [″ + ″]
Simultaneous injury to several organs or body systems.
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The technical coordinator of SAMU Piura, Flix Barrientos Cruz, indicated that the most frequent prehospital care is carried out on public roads, in the case of a traffic accident, vehicle collision, overturns and abuses due to polytrauma or polyconfusions.
Majority of the deaths, the paper continued, resulted from severe head injury, with a few others from cervical spine injuries, and polytrauma (multiple injuries resulting from an accident).
In short, it is has become a ray of hope for polytrauma patients.
He next attended University of Maryland College Park for graduate school, where his thesis focused on wounded warrior polytrauma care--an interest that stems, in part, from a tradition of military service in his family.
The Pediatric Fractures and Polytrauma Symposium, which will take place in the Sidra Auditorium in the Main Hospital Building, will bring together medical professionals of all levels who participate in the treatment and management of children who sustain multiple injuries and fractures.
The Paediatric Fractures and Polytrauma Symposium, to be held in the Sidra Auditorium in the main hospital building, will bring together medical professionals of all levels who participate in the treatment and management of children who sustain multiple injuries and fractures.
The Palo Alto VA is one of five Level One Polytrauma Centers in the nation and accommodates nearly one million outpatient visits per year.
External fixation devices can be used for the fixation of any polytrauma joint.
The most common underlying cause for resuscitation was polytrauma.
A total of 90 patients with depressed fractures with and without associated polytrauma were selected for this study belonging to all age groups.
'The post-mortem determined that the victim died from polytrauma suffered during the accident.'
He advised waiting even longer if signs of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) or possible fat emboli syndrome were already present, and he advised extreme caution with IMN if the patient was a victim of polytrauma or had sustained severe soft tissue injury.