Blunt Force Trauma

By Richard Jones | Richard Jones created a magazine on Flipboard. “Blunt Force Trauma on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Richard Jones”.

Examples of tramline bruises in clinical forensic medicine. - PubMed

1Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, DIMEC, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.2Institute of Legal Medicine …

Medicine

Emergency care in facial trauma--a maxillofacial and ophthalmic perspective.

2005 Aug;36(8):875-96. Epub 2005 Mar 24.<p>1Maxillofacial Unit, The Royal Group of Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, Northern Ireland, UK. …

Life-threatening complications and irreversible damage following maxillofacial trauma. - PubMed

Trauma remains one of the principal causes of mortality in the western world, especially among young adults. The most serious immediate …

Medicine

Pair killed neighbour over child's burst football

<b>A father and daughter who launched a fatal attack on a neighbour who punctured a child's football have been convicted of manslaughter.</b><p>Kelly Machin, 34, had been fed up with balls landing in her back garden in Leicester, so she burst one before throwing it back over the fence.<p>The child's mother and …

Scientists swing corpses on a pendulum to test whether humans are evolved for punching

Scientists have swung human corpses around on a pendulum to establish that the human body evolved so that we could punch each other.<p>Our hands didn’t …

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more

Floating in the Face of Danger: MaxFax injuries in the ED

You put an adult trauma call out and start preparing for the patient.<p>You feel a bit like you have taken the blow yourself, but preparation is key, so …

Facial tripod fracture - lateral orbit, zygoma, and maxilla. Requires surgical management. #EMConf https://t.co/4m2xMcN57q

Print your own 3D Lucy to work out how the famous hominin died

Digital scans will help researchers test whether she fell out of a tree.<p>The world’s most famous fossil is now open source. 3D scans of Lucy — a …

Family tree fall: human ancestor Lucy died in arboreal accident, say scientists

Researchers claim analysis of 3.2m-year-old skeleton of ‘grandmother of humanity’ shows injuries consistent with those of humans falling on hard ground, but others query findings<p>The ancient human ancestor known as Lucy may have met her death more than 3m years ago when she tumbled out of a tree and …

University of Texas at Austin

Hope everyone has a great weekend, for those working here's some #BoxersFracture basics #FOAMed #ortho https://t.co/cRRyDFWESA

Project 2 #Odysseyfieldschool by Winsome Lee: Upper limb fractures - type & distribution in Cypriot males & females https://t.co/LJUwCYncEJ

Man fighting for his life after Birmingham 'road rage attack'

Victim remains unconscious with serious head injuries after ‘unprovoked’ attack on Friday evening in Kitts Green area of city<p>A man is fighting for his life after allegedly being punched during a suspected road rage attack. The assault took place on Gressel Lane in Kitts Green, Birmingham, at 6.30pm …

Crime

g-force

This article is about a type of acceleration. For other uses, see G-Force (disambiguation).<p>This article is about effects of long acceleration. For …

The Physics Behind a Madman’s Parachute-Free Skydive Into a Giant Net

Luke Aikins went skydiving without a parachute. This is crazy—not because it's impossible, but because really bad things happen if you make a …

Physics

Odyssey Fieldschool (season 3 2016) discovering broken noses: antemortem healed nasal fracture - @Larner_Llama https://t.co/mjUe6XeEzJ

US skydiver jumps without parachute into net from 25,000ft

<b>American Luke Aikins has become the first person to jump from 25,000 ft (7,620m) without a parachute, landing safely in a net.</b><p>Mr Aikins - who has more than 18,000 jumps under his belt - fell dead centre into the 100x100ft net in Simi Valley, southern California.<p>During the two-minute fall aired live …

Skydiver makes history by jumping 25,000 feet into a net without a parachute

A skydiver has made history by becoming the first person to jump 25,000 feet without a parachute.<p>Luke Aikins, 42, a veteran of 18,000 jumps, completed the stunt without mishap, landing almost in the middle of the 100ft by 100ft net.<p>Taking only a few moments to regain his composure, Mr Aikins dusted …

Aerospace

Elephant kills seven-year-old girl by launching rock at her head

A schoolgirl has died after she was hit on the head by a rock launched by an elephant at a zoo in Morocco.<p>The seven-year-old had been standing with …

Fracture with butterfly fragment | Radiology Case

Morel-Lavallee Lesions

<b>Clinical History:</b> A 39 year-old male patient complains of right thigh/pelvic pain and swelling, after being dragged along rocks while parasailing. …

MMA fighter 'captured' with Pokéball suffers fractured skull in brutal KO

The Pokémon Go craze has reached the world of MMA after a British fighter pretended to ‘catch’ his opponent after a KO.<p>British MMA fighter Michael ‘Venom’ Page grabbed a Pokémon-themed hat and a pretend Pokéball which he rolled towards Brazilian opponent Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos after his …

UFC

Birmingham wall collapse deaths: All five bodies recovered

<b>The bodies of all five workers killed in a wall collapse at a recycling plant in Birmingham have been recovered.</b><p>Two bodies were retrieved from the rubble at Hawkeswood Metal in Nechells on Thursday, with the third being removed on Friday morning.<p>The men, originally from Gambia, died when a 15ft …

Blowout orbital fracture | Radiology Case

Mid-air skydiving collision kills experienced jumper and injures another

Bond Springer, 32, of Florida, dies during skydiving event in South Carolina The other skydiver landed safely but with a broken leg<p>Deputies in South Carolina said on Sunday a skydiver collided with another skydiver in midair before falling about 14,000ft to his death.<p>Local media outlets reported …

South Carolina

Father killed after suicidal student lands on him

A South Korean civil servant has been killed after he was hit by a student who had jumped to his death.<p>Yang Dae-jin, 39, was killed when the …

Emily Davison stepped in front of the king's horse #onthisday 1913. It made her a martyr for women's suffrage https://t.co/tGb5VPJFrl

Work at height

This site shows what you, as an employer, need to do to protect your employees when they work at height. It will also be useful to employees and …