Wounds and injuries

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Maxillofacial surgery: Le Fort fracture classification

– New illustrations, yay! Here you have a summary with some clinical data to remeber in cases of facial fractures according to Le Fort …

Machine Learning

FBI: No evidence of homicide in border agent’s death cited by Trump

EL PASO — A Border Patrol agent whose death last November fueled President Trump’s calls for a border wall appears to have died in an accident, according to FBI findings released Wednesday.<p>Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, was found dying at the bottom of a roadside culvert along a span of …

Crime

Durham student dies in queue outside nightclub

Police investigating after students say Olivia Burt, 20, was trapped under barrier and crushed<p>Police are investigating whether a barrier caused the death of a 20-year-old student as she queued to get into a busy nightclub.<p>Olivia Burt, from Hampshire, died after sustaining head injuries following an …

College & University

The trauma trap: what's causing inequalities in emergency care?

As US studies reveal worrying disparities in trauma treatment based on patient ethnicity, one surgeon urges more research into inequalities in UK emergency care<p>Ten years ago, when Dr Adil Haider, a trauma surgeon at Harvard Medical School, began investigating disparities in emergency centre …

Physiology

24 ways to die this holiday, an artibiotics advent calendar

Teaching assistants: We are kicked, spat on, hit and sworn at

<b>"On a daily basis we are kicked, spat on, hit and sworn at. I encounter violence every day, normally multiple times a day. It's incredibly rare to have a day where I haven't been physically harmed in one way or another."</b><p>Emma works as a classroom assistant at a school in south-east England for …

Sociology

BBC World News - Click, Game aims to help doctors detect trauma

Click talks to Dr Deepika Mohan who designed a video game about treating patients with severe injuries.<p>She developed Night Shift to better prepare doctors for trauma triage.

Medicine

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. …

Health

ForensiDoc - App - App Store

ForensiDoc® is an App that provides forensic documentation of injuries, scars, scenes of crime, health assessments, and other events, such as traffic …

Emergency thoracotomy: “how to do it”

Position the patient in the supine position if not already so. Intubation, ventilation, intravenous access, etc should be performed by other members …

Cardiac Injuries: A Review of Multidetector Computed Tomography Findings.

2015 Nov;20(4):e19086. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.19086. Epub 2015 Nov 23.<p>1Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San …

Penetrating Cardiac Injuries: A Historic Perspective and Fascinating Trip Through Time

History<p>Show more<p><b>Previous</b> article in issue• <b><br>Next</b> article in issue<p>Choose an option to locate/access this article:<p>Check if you have access through your …

Precise survival time and physical activity after fatal left ventricle injury from sharp pointed weapon: a case report and a review of the literature

1.<p>Karmy-Jones R, VanWijngaarden V, Talwar M, Lovoulos C (1997) Penetrating cardiac injuries. Injury 28:57–61CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar<p>2.<p>Campbell …

Survival time estimation using Injury Severity Score (ISS) in homicide cases.

2013 Dec 10;233(1-3):99-103. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2013.08.026. Epub 2013 Sep 8.<p>1Department of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Raymond Poincaré …

'I died tonight in the cage': MMA fighter recovering after twice being revived

CJ Hancock claims his heart stopped and he suffered kidney failure Dehydrated welterweight says he ‘cut too much weight’ before fight<p>An American mixed-martial arts fighter says he temporarily “died” in the arena after his heart stopped and he suffered kidney failure during a fight on Friday.<p>Clovis …

Pre-Hospital Trauma Care – Lessons Learned From the Front

Military

Review of tactical tourniquets

Filed under: trauma Tagged: tourniquet

First on scene

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 …

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 …

Biomechanics

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 …

Medical Research

How do scars form? - Sarthak Sinha

YouTube

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 …

Bioengineering

24|7|365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine

Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

What? 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 …

Medicine

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 …

Training clinicians how to photograph patients professionally, ethically and legally.

en_GB<p>website<p>Training clinicians how to photograph patients professionally, ethically and legally. on Patient Focused!<p>https://www.patientfocused.co.uk/<p>…

Cycling

INJURIES CAUSED BY BLUNT OBJECTS AND FALLING DOWN

<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 …