risk of injury

risk of in·ju·ry

(risk in'jŭr-ē)
A situation in which the client is at risk of injury from environmental causes. This nursing diagnosis overlaps other diagnoses: falls, trauma, suffocation, and aspiration (nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association).
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Despite claims that helmets do not protect the cervical spine during a motorcycle crash and may even increase the risk of injury, researchers found that, helmet use lowers the likelihood of cervical spine injury (CSI), particularly fractures of the cervical vertebrae.
However, it also has higher risk of injury, since it is high intensity.
The paper also re-examined claims that previous studies had inflated the risk of injury or that removing the tackle from school rugby might lead to an increase in injury rates at later ages, but found no evidence to support these theories.
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Brady also tells how he began his revolutionary approach to a training and exercise regimen that decreases the risk of injury while extending peak performance.
But during surges of these hormones --such as during menses or a growth spurt--there is laxity within the ligament, putting it at further risk of injury.
5) However, engaging in athletic activity at a young age also involves risk of injury.
Contract notice: Supply of decubitus cushions for patients at low risk of injury.
Gothenburg, Oct 10 ( ANI ): Male football players are at a greater risk of injury when their own team is in the lead, according to a new study carried out by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, who, in collaboration with FIFA, have analysed injuries over the last three World Cup tournaments.
Rural counties with large black populations had significantly lower risk of injury death than those with small black populations, but the opposite was true for Hispanic populations.
Two types of case-control studies have been used to estimate the risk of injury from drinking for patients treated in the ED.
The Warriors kick off their league campaign against Salford next Friday and then meet Warrington in round two a week later but Wane is prepared to accept the risk of injury.