nonaccidental

nonaccidental

(ˌnɒnˌæksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
not accidental, intentional
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This was a nonaccidental head injury which was not consistent with a fall in the bath.
He added however, "he accepts that he is responsible for unexplained nonaccidental injuries".
As a result of assaults and other nonaccidental injuries, officers last year took 37,500 days off work.
Whether the patient is a child or an elderly individual, the physician must consider nonaccidental trauma.
Diffuse axonal injury in infants with nonaccidental craniocerebral trauma: enhanced detection by [beta]-amyloid precursor protein immunohistochemical staining.
The lesions may be mistaken for nonaccidental injury, that is, physical abuse.
Physical child abuse may be defined as any act that results in nonaccidental physical injury to any person under the age of 18.
Causes of Persistent Vegetative State(*) Acute Injuries Traumatic Motor vehicle accidents Direct cerebral injury (eg, gunshot wound) Nonaccidental injury(*) Birth injury Nontraumatic Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy Cardiorespiratory arrest Near-drowning Suffocation or strangulation Cerebrovascular injury CNS infection CNS tumor CNS toxins or poisoning Degenerative and metabolic disorders Alzheimer's disease Other dementias Parkinson's disease Huntington's disease Metabolic and neurodegenerative disease(**) Developmental malformations (*) Adapted from Multi-Society Task Force on PVS.
cities, a federal scientist has discovered that nonaccidental death rates tend to rise and fall in near lockstep with daily levels of particulates -- but not with other pollutants.
He was thought to be a victim of the blaze but was later discovered to have a catalogue of what were described as nonaccidental injuries, including fractures.
Instead of physicians having to say that they need to discuss the possibility the bruises might be from nonaccidental trauma, they can now can say, "'I've got this paper that says bruises in this certain location in a child of this age make me have to check this out," he said at the Women's and Pediatric Dermatology Seminar, sponsored by Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF).
The lack of explanation and quiet nature of the dog meant vets suspected nonaccidental injury.