Wounds and injuries

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Open wounds converted into healthy skin in scientific first

Scientists have shown it is possible to directly regrow healthy skin in life-threatening open wounds caused by burns or ulcers that would previously …

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

<b>Author:</b> Neel Bhanderi / <b>Code:</b> C3AP1D, CMP3, HMP3 <b>/</b> <b>Published:</b> 19/03/2016<p>You put an adult trauma call out and start preparing for the patient.<p>You feel a …

Lightning Learning: Facial Fractures

Wound Closure

The three types of wound healing:<p>1. Primary intention – the wound closed immediately in some manner (e.g. suture, Steri-Strips, staples, glue)<p>2. …

'I broke every bone in my face - and survived'

<b>NHS reorganisations are not very popular - but Tom Locke probably owes his life to one.</b><p>The 41-year-old was inspecting pigeon nests on his roof at home in Hythe on the Kent coast last October when disaster struck.<p>He fell from his ladder on his balcony plummeting three storeys on to his patio below, …

Military Injury Biomechanics

The Many Lives of the Medieval Wound Man

Sliced, stabbed, punctured, bleeding, harassed on all sides by various weaponry, the curious image of Wound Man is a rare yet intriguing presence in …

welcome - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

The trauma call

What you need to knowA trauma team assembles rapidly in response to a major trauma and has a dedicated leader, usually an emergency medicine …

HumanX - Pelvic and Acetabulum Fracture - 3D model by HumanX

Female patient with pelvic and acetabulum fracture. Model based on the reconstruction of a CT-Scan. For more information go to www.mmm-3d.de/humanx

Common Hand Fractures Model - 3D model by University of Dundee, CAHID

ZBrush

Metacarpals Fractured Hand

Forensic-case analysis: from 3D imaging to interactive visualization. - PubMed

An interactive framework prepares raw computed-tomography and magnetic-resonance-imaging scans for courtroom presentations. The framework makes use …

Imaging

Intuitive presentation of clinical forensic data using anonymous and person-specific 3D reference manikins.

2014 Aug;241:155-66. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.05.017. Epub 2014 May 29.<p>1Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Clinical Forensic Imaging, …

The Accuracy and Applicability of 3D Modeling and Printing Blunt Force Cranial Injuries.

2018 May;63(3):683-691. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.13627. Epub 2017 Aug 23.<p>1Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 …

Side impact, crush (MVC or auto-peds) hinge fx of basilar skull - type I, across middle fossa and sella turcica, petrous ridges of temporal bone (blood in ext aud canals). Cortical contusions and hemorrhage in deep white matter #neuropath #pathboards #traumaticbraininjury https://t.co/t9VN4aLui7

scrab

verb<p>[with object]Northern Irish<p>Scratch or scrape (something)<p><i>‘with the other hand I scrabbed his face’</i><p>no object figurative <i>‘the police desperately</i> …

World Press Photo of the Year 2018 winner Ronaldo Schemidt depicts a Venezuelan protestor ablaze

This year’s winners of the World Press Photo awards were unveiled on Friday 13 April, with Ronaldo Schemidt’s shocking image of a Venezuelan …

Woman died after being splashed with acid from nearby dispute, court told

A woman unwittingly caught up in a dispute between two other people died after being splashed with acid, a court has heard.<p>Joanne Rand was sitting on a bench and was about to have a cigarette when she was struck from head to toe with the high-strength sulphuric acid last June.<p>She screamed in pain …

Crime

A mum-of-four ended up dead in a neighbour's garden and no-one can be sure how she got there

Mystery surrounds the death of a mum-of-four found in her neighbour's garden in Swansea.<p>Mandy Ann Bailey of Carlton Terrace, Mount Pleasant, Swansea, …

Man found dead in flat 'may have been assaulted' and had dozens of injuries

A man found dead at a flat in Cardiff may have been assaulted, an inquest heard.<p>Christopher Fish, 42, was found at his flat in Pant Glas in Pentwyn …

How does size affect death from falling? | Naked Scientists Podcasts

<b>Katie Haylor put this perilous pondering to physicist Stuart Higgins from Imperial College London...</b><p>Stuart - There is no clear answer on size …

Weather

Perimortem fracture pattern in ribs by blunt force trauma.

2018 Jul;132(4):1205-1213. doi: 10.1007/s00414-018-1806-8. Epub 2018 Mar 3.<p>1Forensic Anthropology Unit, Institut de Medicina Legal i Cienciès Forense …

Biology

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 …

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

By Robert Moore and<p>Nick Miroff<p>Nick Miroff<p>Reporter covering immigration enforcement, drug trafficking and the Department of Homeland Security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>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, …

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 …

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 …

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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 …