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 (trô′mə-tŏl′ə-jē, trou′-)
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.
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An experienced resuscitator, neurosurgeon, traumatologist and other doctors of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Healthcare were sent to Sheki district.
Member of the LRH BoG Dr Mian Tahir Shah, a traumatologist in Saudi Arabia, whose endeavours had resulted in recognition of Emergency Department by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan for specialisation making first public sector hospital to produce trauma specialists in the country.
Eric Gentry, a leading traumatologist, has suggested that "people who are attracted to care giving often enter the field already compassion fatigued.
From the clinical perspective, forensic traumatologist Lorie Hood has concluded that "a history of trauma" will make a juvenile more vulnerable in the interrogation room and cause the likelihood of a false confession to "skyrocket." (42) Hood explained that "[t]rauma and extreme psychological stress have a broad range of effects on brain function and structure, as well as on the neuropsychological components of memory," including but not limited to "more difficulty regulating their emotions, physiological and emotional responses and often read social cues differently" and "memory disturbances." (43)
Korn, a clinical traumatologist specializing in mental health nutrition and integrative medicine, offers recipes and nutrition tips to help improve mental health.
The bone-healers (locally known as "sobador") is an empirical traumatologist who uses medicinal plants and the fat of different animals to treat the rupture of bones, sprains, and dislocations.
Family medicine, infectious disease specialists, public health specialists and traumatologist trades should be introduced within general duty medical officers.
My choice was knee surgery, with a competent Chilean "traumatologist" specializing in knee surgery ($2000 outpatient surgery, a fraction of the cost in the US) or postponing our trip until the fall and letting Medicare pick up the tab as soon as I hit 65.
For all patients, the treatment duration was determined by the traumatologist based severity and extent of infection, associated diseases potentially interfering with treatment outcome and healing of wounds, and other factors such as patient age, concomitant medications, and previous medical history.
Proximal humerus fracture fixation is and will continue to be an important skill in any orthopaedic traumatologist's arsenal; additional and longer-term clinical follow-up is necessary to confirm these positive results.