Penetrating Cardiac Injuries

Mittal, Vijay; McAleese, Paul; Young, Shun; Cohen, Max
May 1999
American Surgeon;May1999, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p444
Academic Journal
Presents a study that determined the influence of several clinical factors on the survival of patients with penetrating wounds to the heart. Details on the factors affecting survival from cardiac injuries; Early and delayed sequelae of penetrating heart injuries; Mortality rate of the cardiac injuries.


Related Articles

  • Dislocation: the body out of line.  // Current Health 2;Feb1988, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p12 

    Discusses joint dislocations and how they are treated. How dislocations differ from fractures; Shoulder dislocations; First aid.

  • Wounds: Treat them seriously.  // Current Health 2;Sep89, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p26 

    Discusses which wounds can be treated with standard first-aid procedures, wounds which need professional medical care and techniques to control bleeding.

  • Inflammation information. Brooks, A.M. // Current Health 2;Sep91, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p16 

    Discusses the causes, characteristics and treatment of inflammation. Anti-inflammatory medications; Steroids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs); Treatment with aspirin; Proper diagnosis by a doctor.

  • Traumatic shock. Purdy, C. // Current Health 2;Sep91, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p24 

    Describes what happens to the body when traumatic shock occurs. Causes; Signs of traumatic shock; First aid for shock.

  • A new twist. Farrington, Jan // Current Health 2;May93, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p6 

    Discusses new breakthroughs in orthopedic treatment to the joints, bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons in sports and nonathletic injuries. Biggest advance in orthopedic medicine getting people moving quickly; Arthroscopic surgery and arthroplasty joint replacement techniques; Experiments with...

  • Caring for scratches, itches, and burns.  // Current Health 1;Jan1990, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p26 

    Explains how to care for cat scratches, itches from hives and floor burns.

  • Stitched up, fixed up.  // Current Health 1;Mar1990, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p28 

    Discusses the types of wounds that require stitches. How stitching aids healing; Process of stitching described.

  • Strains and sprains.  // Current Health 1;Jan1993, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p4 

    Describes two very different kinds of injuries, strains and sprains. Injuries to muscles or tendons; Stretching ligaments; Swelling; Pain; Recovery; Details. INSETS: Sprains.;Strains..

  • Tackling tendinitis. Gill, P.G. // Outdoor Life;Nov90, Vol. 186 Issue 5, p48 

    Discusses tendinitis, an inflammation of the body's tendons that can be very painful and can show up anywhere at anytime. Parts of the body most vulnerable; Treatment.

  • The checkup. Sieman, R. // Dirt Bike;Aug90, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12 

    Humorous essay on a doctor's examination of the authors injuries from motorcycle riding, including broken ribs, a piece of wood lodged into his hand, and a crooked collarbone.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics