penetrating trauma


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Related to penetrating trauma: penetrating wound, Abdominal Trauma
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Noun1.penetrating trauma - injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
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The Los Angeles Fire Department, which provides emergency medical services, were able to rapidly stop bleeding in 95 percent of penetrating trauma and bleeding dialysis patients using tourniquets.
A 22-year-old male sustained a penetrating trauma to his left temporal fossa with needle nose pliers.
Age-related gender differential in outcome after blunt or penetrating trauma.
We were shocked to have come from the relatively safe environment of Worcester, where you rarely got penetrating trauma, to the Wild West,'' Dr.
Groups A1, B1 and C1 comprised patients who had suffered blunt trauma, while the victims of penetrating trauma were allocated to groups A2, B2 and C2.
Angiographic embolization for arrest of bleeding after penetrating trauma to the abdomen.
Duodenal perforations are uncommon secondary to blunt trauma, comparative to penetrating trauma.
Rupture of the urinary bladder typically occurs secondary to either blunt or penetrating trauma, although cases have been reported secondary to chronic bladder disease, bladder outlet obstruction and idiopathic causes.
Additional practical exercises were added to the course to teach techniques of managing penetrating trauma to the chest with progressive respiratory distress," Parsons said.
Traffic-related incidents (excluding pedestrians), assault-related penetrating trauma, sport-related and incidents involving self-harm were all under-funded using the current cost weights and price allocated to AR-DRGs to fund the cost of treatment (Table 2).
A wide range of pathological topics was covered, including blunt and penetrating trauma, benign disease and malignancy, inflammatory and infective entities, and surgical and iatrogenic issues.
Traumatic injuries, including both penetrating trauma injuries such as bullet and knife wounds and blunt trauma from car accidents and falls, cause the death of over 5 million people each year world-wide.