blunt trauma

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Noun1.blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
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Prosecutor Timothy Cray said: "The cause of death was multiple blunt trauma injuries, her body being found in a rear bedroom."
Why this is an emergency: Blunt trauma occurs when a dog is hit by a car, falls from a significant height, or is thrown from a vehicle while riding unsecured.
'Rizwan's left eye had turned black 'probably due to blunt trauma. Some of the injuries on the body of the youth were found to be 'older than others', the official said.
Of the 18 homicides, eight were from blunt force trauma, six from gunshot wounds, one from stab wounds, one from blunt trauma due to a vehicle striking a bicyclist and two from dehydration and starvation.
The kinematics of blunt trauma and the transfer of energy to the patient are fundamentally different than in penetrating trauma.
* A twenty-year-old male patient presented in surgical emergency with history of blunt trauma to abdomen two weeks ago.
He said a post-mortem this evening revealed that the boy died due to multiple blunt trauma to the whole body.
Abdominal evisceration secondary to blunt trauma is exceedingly rare form of TAWH.
When we looked at the trauma type, it was determined that 174 patients had blunt trauma while 34 patients had penetrating trauma.
QCPD director Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel earlier said Argoncillo died due to breathing difficulties but later claimed the detainee was beaten to death after a death certificate showed Argoncillo died from blunt trauma to the neck, chest, head and upper extremities.
TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Whole body computed tomography (WBCT) is not associated with reduced mortality compared with a selective CT approach among children with blunt trauma, according to a study published online April 9 in JAMA Pediatrics.
There has been increasing recognition of injury to the cerebrovascular vessels in the context of blunt trauma. The incidence has been reported as low as 0.1% in blunt trauma, but more recent literature has indicated an incidence greater than 1% [1-6].