Disability in young adults following major trauma: 5 year follow up of survivors
- Consequences and adaptation in daily life - patients' experiences three decades after a nerve injury sustained in adolescence. Chemnitz, Anette; Dahlin, Lars B.; Carlsson, Ingela K. // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: To explore the patients' experiences during the three decades following repair of a nerve injury in the forearm and its consequences for daily life. Strategies that were used to facilitate adaptation were also investigated. Methods: Fifteen participants with a complete median and/or...
- Fatal motorcycle crashes: a serious public health problem in Brazil. Carrasco, Carlos Eduardo; Godinho, Mauricio; de Azevedo Barros, Marilisa Berti; Rizoli, Sandro; Fraga, Gustavo Pereira // World Journal of Emergency Surgery;2012, Vol. 7 Issue Suppl 1, p1
Introduction: The numbers of two-wheel vehicles are growing across the world. In comparison to other vehicles, motorcycles are cheaper and thus represent a significant part of the automobile market. Both the mobility and speed are attractive factors to those who want to use them for work or...
- Individual and population burdens of major trauma in the Netherlands. Holtslag, Herman R.; van Beeck, Eduard F.; Lichtveld, Rob A.; Leenen, Loek P. H.; Lindeman, Eline; van der Werkend, Chris // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Feb2008, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p111
Objective To assess the impact of major trauma on individual and population health. Methods Data from a regional trauma registry were used, including all trauma fatalities and nonfatal severely injured patients (injury severity score >15) in 1999 and 2000. The impact of fatalities was expressed...
- Trauma Research in Iran: A Report of the Sina Trauma Data Bank. Khaji, Ali; Ghodsi, Seyyed Mohammad; Eftekhar, Behzad; Karbakhsh, Mojgan // Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM);Jan2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p17
Background: Injuries are a major health problem in developing countries. Recently, the occurrence of injuries and those related to mortality have increased dramatically in Iran. We have conducted this study to report domestic research publications in the field of trauma from 2000 to 2006 in...
- Hygieia. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2004, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p628
The article presents information related to health care. Falls and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury deaths in people aged 65 and older, with significant disparities by sex, race, and ethnicity. The U.S. census data were used to calculate the death rates for men and women by...
- Results of early cranial decompression as an initial approach for damage control therapy in severe traumatic brain injury in a hospital with limited resources. Charry, José D.; Rubiano, Andrés M.; Nikas, Christine V.; Ortíz, Juan C.; Puyana, Juan C.; Carney, Nancy; Adelson, P. David // Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice;Jan-Mar2016, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p7
Introduction: Severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) is a disease that generates significant mortality and disability in Latin America, and specifically in Colombia. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the 12-month clinical outcome in patients with sTBI managed with an early cranial...
- polytrauma. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1849
An encyclopedia entry for the term "polytrauma" which refers to simultaneous injury of several body systems and organs is presented.
- trauma. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2366
An encyclopedia entry for "trauma," which refers to a physical injury or wound caused by external force or violence, or an emotional or psychological shock that may produce disordered feelings or behavior, is presented.
- trauma, revised scale. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2366
An encyclopedia entry for "revised scale trauma," which refers to an assessment tool used to determine the severity of patient injuries, is presented.