tertiary blast injury

ter·ti·ar·y blast in·ju·ry

(tĕr'shē-ă-rē blast in'jŭr-ē)
An injury resulting when a casualty from an explosion is thrown by the blast against structures or other objects.
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Tertiary blast injury occurs when a victim is thrown against the ground or an object.
In addition, the motion of the human body and the impacts of other objects on the body, known as secondary and tertiary blast injury, can result in the skull impacting the brain [14].
Direct injuries to the brain result from rapid, dramatic shifts in air pressure (primary blast injury); from impacts with munitions fragments and other objects propelled by the explosion (secondary blast injury); and collisions with stationary objects and rapid acceleration of individuals propelled by the explosion (tertiary blast injury).
While the brain is clearly vulnerable to secondary and tertiary blast injury, an unresolved controversy is whether primary blast injury directly damages the brain.
Tertiary blast injury occurs when displaced victims impact a stationary object with rapid deceleration.