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Medical Journals

The Cadillac of First Aid Kits Could Turn Civilians into Life-Savers

Earlier this year, Collin Smith came into possession of an "intelligent" first aid kit. When he did, the first thing he did was try to outsmart …

First Aid

Injuries to the Pelvis

Types of pelvic injury<p><b>The pelvis</b><p>The pelvis is a ring made up of two bones joined at:<p>the back by the sacrum (tail bone), which is the lowest part of …


Colles’ Fracture

A colles’ fracture is a fracture of the distal radius with dorsal angulation. The majority of these injuries demonstrate a “dinner fork” deformity. …


In cases of serious inȷury “scoop and run” improves survival compared with ambulance

Researchers have discovered what gang members have known all along—that you’re more likely to survive a serious injury if you get yourself to …

Medical Journals

Carotid Dissection

Published January 31, 2011 | By<p><b>Carotid dissection</b> is a tear in the carotid artery wall. This causes blood to flow inside the artery wall and not only …


How do scars form? - Sarthak Sinha

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn

<b>Bullets from Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries, doctors from a London eye hospital are warning.</b><p>They treated three people with internal bleeding around the eye, pain and blurred vision after they were shot with the toy guns by children.<p>Writing in BMJ Case reports, the doctors recommended …


24|7|365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine

Traumatic Cardiac Arrest | HoEFT NHS Emergency Medicine Podcasts

<b>What?</b><p>Its 01:00 and the resus emergency bell rings out across the department. On your arrival you find a young male in cardiac arrest and nursing …

Dinner fork deformity

When attempting to break a fall with the outstretched hand, the force of impact may cause a fracture of the main forearm bone, the radius, near the …

Teaching clinicians to photograph patients professionally, ethically and legally.

en_GB<p>website<p>Teaching clinicians to photograph patients professionally, ethically and legally. on Patient …


<b>Forensic examination of injuries and in cases of violent death.</b><p><b>Injuries caused by blunt and sharp objects.</b><p>As stated before, an <b>injury</b> means a disorder …

17 exemples de simulations numériques par éléments finis (Abaqus)

Trauma Biomechanics

Trauma Biomechanics: An Introduction to Injury Biomechanics<p>By Kai-Uwe Schmitt, Peter F. Niederer, Duane S. Cronin, Markus H. Muser, Felix Walz

Knife and gun crime on rise in UK

Knife and gun crime and acid attacks across the UK are on the rise. There were over 34,000 knife incidents alone last year. Channel 4 News has been …


Stephen Yarborough’s starting stalls death has no precedent, say Racetech

• Racetech’s Kate Hills says firm had long had an ‘impeccable record’ on safety • ‘It was a freak accident,’ says a team leader of Newbury stalls handlers<p>The death of Stephen Yarborough at Haydock on Friday is believed to be the first fatal accident involving starting stalls since they were …

Horse Racing

Pre–Hospital Triage

Guideline Implementation<p>Victorian State Trauma System<p>Early Trauma Care<p>Preparation for Retrieval and Transfer<p>Traumatic Brain Injury<p>Pre–Hospital …

Traumatic Brain Injury

Colour Atlas of Wounds and Wounding


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Dutch teenager Vera Mol died bungee jumping due to Spanish instructor’s ‘poor English’

A 17-year-old girl who died after a botched bungee jump from a bridge in Spain was killed in part because of her instructor’s “poor English”, a court …

#EMconf: Mechanism of Injury

Mechanism: Jumping/falling from a significant height <br>Injuries: <b>Calcaneal</b> fracture, lumbar <b>burst</b>/compression fracture, distal radial fracture (<b>Lover's</b> …


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Medical Journals

Be Careful! Your Mind Makes Accidents Inevitable

When Clarissa Dalloway thinks that it’s “very, very dangerous to live even one day,” what, exactly, does she have in mind? She’s probably contemplating something abstract—the passage of time, the obscurity of fate. She isn’t worried about stumbling over her own feet and careening into London …


From Battlefields to our Neighborhoods: A Path to Zero Preventable Deaths | Andrew Fisher | TEDxTAMU

Watch FFLM Webinars - Injury assessment, classification and documentation Online

$18.35<p>USD<p>instock<p>Vimeo<p>https://vimeo.com/ondemand/fflmwebinjuryassessment<p>video<p>Dr Jason Payne-James is an independent Specialist in Forensic and Legal …

Why Brain Scientists Are Still Obsessed With The Curious Case Of Phineas Gage

It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience.<p>In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line in Cavendish, Vt. He would drill a hole, place an explosive charge, then pack in sand using a …

The Brain

A sneeze broke this woman’s neck. Twice.

<b>In 2011, Monique Jeffrey sneezed.</b><p>When she did, while lying in bed on her phone, she sneezed and her neck jolted forward.<p>Her C1 and C2 vertebrae …