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traumatology

 [traw″mah-tol´ah-je]
the branch of surgery dealing with wounds and disability from injuries.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trau·ma·tol·o·gy

(traw'mă-tol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of surgery concerned with the injured.
[traumato- + G. logos, study]
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traumatology

(trô′mə-tŏl′ə-jē, trou′-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the surgical treatment of injuries.

trau′ma·to·log′i·cal adj.
trau′ma·tol′o·gist n.
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trau·ma·tol·o·gy

(traw'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of surgery concerned with the injured.
[traumato- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

traumatology

The study and practice of the management of patients suffering from recent physical injury, as from traffic or other accidents or assault.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The traumatologist helps Josh recall that the man shared Josh's birthday and was shot down during combat, which is why Josh identified with him.
The program of training that they had completed was adopted by Florida State University's Traumatology Institute as the Certified Traumatologist certificate program (Figley, 1998).
Corresponding Author: Bulent K1I15, Orthopedist and Traumatologist, Cengiz Topel Square.
Traumatologist has to also choose the simplest sparing method and accomplish bone fragments stabilization.
Howell, a psychoanalyst and traumatologist who teaches at the National Institute for Psychotherapies Trauma Studies Program and is associated with the Dissociative Disorders Training Program of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation, provides a guide to dissociative identity disorder (DID) and its treatment.
Although a variety of risk factors are known to produce BF, some of these injuries occur in the absence of any predisposing factors.5,6 BF is usually diagnosed by obstetrician or paediatricians after birth or in the nursery room and refers to orthopedist or traumatologist for further management.
However, the final adjudication of the radiographs was done by a third party (traumatologist) to make the effect of bias likely negligible.
IT'S Christmas time and Leo (John Spencer) hires a traumatologist (Adam Arkin) to force Josh (Bradley Whitford) to confront his unacknowledged stress resulting from when he was shot.
This fracture poses challenges for the orthopaedic traumatologist as it is prone to complications due to distal part of tibia is weight bearing, inherent instability, bone being subcutaneous in whole extent with minimal soft tissue cover, poor blood supply, frequently being comminuted and compound.
Corresponding Author: Bulent Kilif, Orthopedist and Traumatologist, Tekirdag
DISCUSSION: Distal tibial fractures remain one of the most substantial therapeutic challenges that confront the orthopaedic traumatologist. Though conservative management of these fractures has been described (5, 8) these methods have been largely superseded by operative techniques for displaced or irreducible fractures, and fractures with intra-articular extension.