traumatology


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traumatology

 [traw″mah-tol´ah-je]
the branch of surgery dealing with wounds and disability from injuries.

trau·ma·tol·o·gy

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

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.

trau·ma·tol·o·gy

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

traumatology

The study and practice of the management of patients suffering from recent physical injury, as from traffic or other accidents or assault.
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The new ICU building having traumatology centre has been established with keen interests of Sindh Chief Minister and Sindh Health Minister, he said and added that the facility will help to save the precious lives of the people at the nearest.
The last lecture on the topic of rehabilitation after fracture in the wrist joint and hand area was held by Head Doctor Tatjana Nikolic, MD, who talked about rehabilitation process in patients treated at the University Hospital for Traumatology. After all lectures had been presented, Prof.
One challenge with traumatology is that injuries are diverse and severe and surgeons should be able to identify pressing problems in order to prioritize treatment.
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Global Center for Traumatology, http://www.bioterrorhelp.usf.edu/ "Online Training in Bioterrorism and Trauma Preparedness" http://www.bioterrorhelp.usf.edu/onlinetraining.htm
'It has proved difficult because there are very few professors who lead in traumatology.