combat injury

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Noun1.combat injury - a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
blighty wound - a wound that would cause an English soldier to be sent home from service abroad
flesh wound - a wound that does not damage important internal organs or shatter any bones
personnel casualty, loss - military personnel lost by death or capture
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Family-centered care for military and veteran families affected by combat injury. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 2013; 16(3): 311-21.
Bennett also sustained a combat injury impacting his back, knee and leg.
The highest adjusted odds of suicide attempt among soldiers with no previous diagnosis were for female sex (odds ratio [OR], 2.6), less than high school education (OR, 1.9), first year of service (OR, 6), previously deployed (OR, 2.4), promotion delayed two months or less (OR, 2.1), past-year demotion (OR, 1.6), eight or more outpatient physical health care visits in the past two months (OR, 3.3), past-month injury-related outpatient (OR, 3) or inpatient (OR, 3.8) health care visits, previous combat injury (OR, 1.6), subjection to minor violent crime (OR, 1.6), major violent crime perpetration (OR, 2), and family violence (OR, 2.9).
The 29-year-old Army officer, who wore an armsling because of a combat injury, was presented to lawmakers by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea upon questioning by Sen.
In this month's issue of PN, you will read about Carlos' incredible trip to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and how he has turned his combat injury into his greatest adventure.
As the most common type of combat injury, blast injury can result in limb amputation, traumatic brain injury, lumbosacral spine injuries, and chronic pain (Spelman et al., 2012).
Early complications and outcomes in combat injury related invasive fungal wound infections: a case-control analysis.
He was flown by air ambulance from Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, to a hospital in Birmingham that specialises in combat injury and was given skin grafts.
PTSD is of particular interest because it is known to complicate rehabilitation following combat injury [2,1112,15-16].
Frederick expertly weaves a middle grade tale that tackles the awkwardness of seventh grade and too-tall growth spurts, being the new kid, and grief over a father's disabling Afghanistan combat injury. As Truly Lovejoy settles into her new home and she and her friends work to crack the mystery of a strange letter found in the bookstore her family has run for generations, they encounter twists and turns that are poignant, funny, sweet, quirky--and dangerously thrilling.

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