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primary injury

Cell death immediately associated with a traumatizing force and unrelated to subsequent hypoxic or enzymatic reactions.
See also: injury
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Neither could the Commission review the award for change of condition pursuant to Code 65.2-708 because no award had yet been given.<br />The court holds that since notice of a workplace injury claim to an employer is also sufficient notice that any medical treatment in the record of injured body parts listed in the claim of benefits may be the basis of an award by the Commission, such notice necessarily includes the reasonable possibility of subsequent deterioration or complications of the primary injury or aggravation of the primary injury due to medical or surgical treatment.
* Curcumin prevented the primary injury associated with TBI.
We summarized our experience in managing a patient who experienced reinjury caused by a primary injury over the last decade and proposed the concept of a derived injury.
The primary injury of a TBI is because of direct trauma from an external force, a penetrating object, blast waves, or a jolt to the head.
But of Ireland's primary injury concerns and the squad in general, Keane said: "They know their own bodies and what they're capable of.
To this end the aim of vitrectomy is to protect the survival RGCs after primary injury to recover visual acuity.9 Optical coherence tomography (OCT) which is a high-resolution tomographic imaging system can directly measure the retinal thickness by imaging and clearly displaying the retinal tomographic structure.
Primary injury occurs at the time of impact and results from energy transfer to the brain causes irreversible neuronal and mechanical disruption (largely in the form of axonal stretching and tearing).
Previously, patients have received care for complex orthopaedic injuries, traumatic head injuries, cardiothoracic injuries etc in whichever Liverpool hospital specialised in management of their primary injury.
By definition, comorbidity describes the effect of all other ailments a patient might have, other than the primary injury or illness.
If areas of increased signal intensity on MR imaging within a muscle were smaller than the primary injury, this was considered to be a secondary site.
Depending on the interaction of many variables--including the extent of damage from a primary injury and prevention of secondary damage by rapid emergency response--a person with a brain injury may end up with problems in the following areas:
These patients have a primary injury causing cellular damage, and the outcome depends partially on the amount of primary cell death.

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