Citations with the tag: TRAUMATISM
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- Hypothermia and the trauma patient.
Kirkpatrick, Andrew W.; Chun, Rosaleen; Brown, Ross; Simons, Richard K.; McRitchie, Dr. Donna I. // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Oct99, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p333
Looks at clinical benefits of hypothermia when appropriately used in cases of trauma. Effect of hypothermia in every system of the body; Association between higher death rate and an increasing degree of hypothermia; Classification of hypothermia.
- LIMIT-CASES: TRAUMA, SELF-REPRESENTATION, AND THE JURISDICTIONS OF IDENTITY.
Gilmore, Leigh // Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly; Winter2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p128
Reveals why not all writers would choose autobiography as the mode in which to tell stories of trauma. What autobiography's domain of first-person particularities and peculiarities offers for many writers; What threatens the writer into continued silence; Memoir boom in the 1990s.
- Relationships between Traumatic Events, Children's Gender, and Political Activity, and Perceptions of Parenting Styles.
Punamaki, Raija-Leena; Qouta, Samir; Sarraj, Eyad El // International Journal of Behavioral Development; Jul97, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p91
The associations between traumatic events, children's gender and political activity, and parenting styles were examined among 108 Palestinians of 11-12 years of age. The results showed that the more the children were exposed to traumatic events, the more they perceived both their parents as...
- Short-term strategic treatment in traumatic conversion...
Daie, Netzer; Witztum, Eliezer // American Journal of Psychotherapy; Jul91, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p335
Looks at patients with traumatic reactions. Therapeutic approach; Technique for achieving change; Patients with various cases; Combat reaction; Strategic treatment in traumatic reactions; References.
- Continuing Education Test.
Daie, Netzer; Witztum, Eliezer // RN; Jun91, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p36
Presents a continuing education test on abdominal trauma.
- Regional cerebral blood flow during auditory recall in 47 subjects exposed to assaultive and non�assaultive trauma and developing or not posttraumatic stress disorder.
Pagani, M.; H�gberg, G.; Salmaso, D.; T�rnell, B.; Sanchez�Crespo, A.; Soares, J.; �berg�Wistedt, A.; Jacobsson, H.; H�llstr�m, T.; Larsson, S.; Sundin, �. // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience; 2005, Vol. 255 Issue 5, p366
Presents a correction to the article "Regional Cerebral Blood Flow During Auditory Recall in 47 Subjects Exposed to Assaultive and Non-Assaultive Trauma and Developing or Not Posttraumatic Stress Disorder," which appeared in a 2005 issue of the "European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical...
- Who's afraid of `post-abortion syndrome?.'
McFadden, Maria // Human Life Review; Fall96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p29
Presents information on post-abortion syndrome (PAS), which comes under the umbrella of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
- `After this, I can't believe in God...'
McFadden, Maria // Christian Science Monitor; 10/3/96, Vol. 88 Issue 217, p17
States that when persons are confronted with traumatic personal experiences, they doubt the existence of God. Effect of loss of faith in Jesus Christ; Jesus' opinion on divorce; Living to the example that Christ has set for his children; View that belief in God can act as a healing power in...
- Pediatric head trauma patients with visual field defects: does age matter?
Bodack, Marie; Garrison, Russell // Optometry & Vision Development; 2007, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p192
Introduction: Pediatric patients who suffer from head trauma can experience clinical findings, including visual field defects, similar to those of adults. However, children may respond differently to these findings based on their age at the time of injury. Therapy, similar to that for adult...
- Trauma Energetics: Working with the Breath We Have.
Redpath, William // Positive Health; Sep2002, Issue 80, p12
Focuses on the use of breath meditations in trauma energetics. Definition of trauma energetics; Components of trauma energetics; Location of deepest trauma sites in the body; Concept of trauma.
- The influence of osteoporosis in trauma.
Anderson, F.; Cooper, C. // Trauma; 1999, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p181
Osteoporosis is a descriptive term for a loss of bone mass and structure which predisposes to fracture in response to minimal trauma. These fractures cause pain, disability and significant mortality, with enormous resource costs to health and other services. Proximal femoral (hip) fractures...
- Adult trauma scoring models: a critical review.
Batchelor, J.; McGuinness, A.; Ryan, J. // Trauma; Jul2001, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p175
Since the development of the TRISS (Revised Trauma Score and Injury Severity Score) trauma scoring model several alternative models have been developed. Trauma scoring systems can be broadly categorized into anatomically based injury severity models, e.g. NISS (New Injury Severity Score) and...
Batchelor, J.; McGuinness, A.; Ryan, J. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2054
An encyclopedia entry for the acronym "RTA," which refers to rapid trauma assessment, is presented.
Batchelor, J.; McGuinness, A.; Ryan, J. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2367
A definition of the term "traumatism," which refers to morbid condition of a system due to injury or a wound, is presented.
- Famous trauma victims: King Harold II.
Eardley, William // Trauma; Apr2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p131
The article features Harold Godwinson, one of the famous trauma victims of the Battle of Hastings in England. The traumatic events were the results of the backdrop of political intrigue, medieval power struggles and violent conflict that ultimately formed the basis of modern British society. In...
- Different Traumatic Experiences are Associated with Different Pathologies.
Modestin, Jiri; Furrer, Roman; Malti, Tina // Psychiatric Quarterly; Mar2005, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p19
We tested the hypothesis that different traumatic experiences will contribute in variable degree to different mental pathologies. A total of 223 young adult non-patients were assessed with the help of self-reports. The role of six different trauma experiences (broken home, dysfunctional family,...
- Coping with the Unthinkable.
Schlozman, Steven C. // Educational Leadership; Nov2001, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p86
Discusses how teachers can intervene to ameliorate the climate of fear and discomfort that events such as the terrorist attacks can create. Definition of post-traumatic stress disorder; Consideration in dealing with children with trauma.
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after Heart Transplant.
Gotzmann, Lutz; Schnyder, Ulrich // American Journal of Psychotherapy; 2002, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p562
The incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after heart transplant is about 17%, making it an important psychosocial complication. This case study discusses the relationship between early traumatizing experiences of loss and the lead symptoms of PTSD (e.g., flashbacks, nightmares). It...
- Psychological Disturbances of War-traumatized Children from Different Foster and Family Settings in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Hasanovic, Mevludin; Sinanovic, Osman; Selimba�ic, Zihnet; Pajevic, Izet; Avdibegovic, Esmina // Croatian Medical Journal; 2006, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p85
Aim To assess the psychological health of war-traumatized children in different foster settings and compare them with children living with one or both parents, 7 years after the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Method The study was carried out in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in March...
- Traumatic Pasts (Book).
Luckin, Bill // Social History of Medicine; Dec2002, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p524
Reviews the book 'Traumatic Pasts: History, Psychiatry and Trauma in the Modern Age,' edited by Mark S. Micale and Paul Lerner.
- Informal Network Brings Welcome Help To Officials Coping With School Traumas.
Sommerfeld, Meg // Education Week; 5/20/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 35, p4
The article offers insights on how people of different professions may contribute to the coping mechanisms of officials of schools who have undergone traumatic experience. The author has underscored the importance of having people share their painful but uniquely valuable perspective to affected...
- Governing Traumatic Events.
Brassett, James; Vaughan-Williams, Nick // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political; Aug2012, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p183
An introduction is presented which discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the ubiquity of trauma and shifts in the concept of warfare, the politics of trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Buried trauma can impact patient in unexpected ways.
Brassett, James; Vaughan-Williams, Nick // Hospital Home Health; Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p136
The article presents experts' recommendations for handling buried trauma in patients.
- Infectious Disease Consultation and Microbiologic Surveillance for Intensive Care Unit Trauma Patients: A Pilot Study.
Fox, Barry C.; Imrey, Peter B.; Voights, Mary Beth; Norwood, Scott // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 12/15/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p1981
Infection remains a major cause of posttrauma morbidity. We retrospectively reviewed 2 cohorts of trauma patients admitted to a regional trauma center before and after a policy change integrating prospective microbiologic surveillance and infectious disease (ID) consultation into management of...
- ADDRESSING THE GROWING BURDEN OF TRAUMA AND INJURY IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES.
Fingerhut, Lois A.; Harrison, James; Holder, Yvette; Frimodt-M�ller, Birthe; Mackenzie, Susan; Mulder, Saakje; Scott, Ian // American Journal of Public Health; Jul2005, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p1089
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Addressing the Growing Burden of Trauma and Injury in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," by K. Hofman et al in the 2005 issue.
- Dealing With Shock and Fear.
Fingerhut, Lois A.; Harrison, James; Holder, Yvette; Frimodt-M�ller, Birthe; Mackenzie, Susan; Mulder, Saakje; Scott, Ian // Equities; Oct2001, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p10
No abstract available.
- Traumatic brain injury: 1990s update--introduction to the special series.
Bigler, Erin D.; Clark, Elaine // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Sep96, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p512
Presents an update on the study of traumatic brain injury. Impact of the birth of regional trauma centers; Development of methods for imaging the brain; Research concerning rehabilitation.
- Capsular tension rings increase options for cataract surgery.
Hoffman, Joe; Rosenthal, Kenneth J. // Ophthalmology Times; 7/15/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p42
Focuses on the significance of the capsular tension rings on patients undergoing cataract surgery in San Diego, California. Sizes of the tension rings; Equalization of asymmetric forces in capsules with areas of zonulolysis; Reduction on the risks of traumatism.
- HEALERS HELPING HEALERS.
Hoffman, Joe; Rosenthal, Kenneth J. // RN; Feb2009, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p12
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Sharing the Load: Rescuing the Healer After Trauma," published in the December 2008 issue.
- Ethanol or Benzodiazepines to Prevent Alcohol Withdrawal in the ICU?
Pierson, David J. // Critical Care Alert; Apr2008, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
In this clinical trial of ethanol infusion vs scheduled diazepam administration in non-intubated trauma patients at high risk for alcohol withdrawal, fewer patients in the ethanol group were maintained in the target sedation range, but there were no other major differences.
- Explanatory Style as a Risk Factor for Traumatic Mishaps.
Peterson, Christopher; Bishop, Michael P.; Fletcher, Christopher W.; Kaplan, Mara R.; Yesko, Erika S.; Moon, Christina H.; Smith, Joshua S.; Michaels, Claire E.; Michaels, Andrew J. // Cognitive Therapy & Research; Dec2001, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p633
Six studies investigated a possible link between hopeless explanatory style�that is, the habitual explanation of bad events with stable and global causes�and risk for traumatic injuries. In samples of college students, dancers, athletes, and trauma patients (total n = 2274), stable and...
- Dealing with `one awful moment'.
Peterson, Christopher; Bishop, Michael P.; Fletcher, Christopher W.; Kaplan, Mara R.; Yesko, Erika S.; Moon, Christina H.; Smith, Joshua S.; Michaels, Claire E.; Michaels, Andrew J. // USA Today Magazine; Apr94, Vol. 122 Issue 2587, p10
Discusses ways for dealing with traumas. Effect of realization on different people; Major result of `one awful moment'; Coping with the physical, shock and trauma of the incident; Guilt as the strongest emotion attached to major traumatic events; Distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy...
- How to treat shock.
Peterson, Christopher; Bishop, Michael P.; Fletcher, Christopher W.; Kaplan, Mara R.; Yesko, Erika S.; Moon, Christina H.; Smith, Joshua S.; Michaels, Claire E.; Michaels, Andrew J. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal; 1993, Issue 67, p8
Presents advice on treating shock. Symptoms; First aid; Medical care.
- International Spinal Trauma Conference.
Peterson, Christopher; Bishop, Michael P.; Fletcher, Christopher W.; Kaplan, Mara R.; Yesko, Erika S.; Moon, Christina H.; Smith, Joshua S.; Michaels, Claire E.; Michaels, Andrew J. // American Chiropractor; 2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p38
Reports on the 2003 International Spinal Trauma Conference which will be held in Chicago, Illinois. Organizations sponsoring the event; Industry experts who will be featured in the conference.
- Treatment centre endorses eclectic ways to heal.
Nioisi, Goody // Raven's Eye; Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on the trauma program Qual-aun offered at the Tsow-Tun le lum treatment center in Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Purpose of the program; Benefits of the program for people who come for treatment; Reason for success of the program.
- People Are Harder to Fix than Computers.
Nioisi, Goody // Business News New Jersey; 9/18/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p8
Focuses on the psychological effects of terrorist attacks on people in the United States. Symptoms of post-traumatic stress; Reactions to catastrophic events; Suggestions for employers to help minimize the suffering of the employees.
- Obstetric care and proneness of offspring to suicide as adults: Case-control study.
Jacobson, Bertil; Bygdeman, Marc // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/14/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7169, p1346
Investigates the long term effects of traumatic birth and obstetric procedures in relation to suicide by violent means in offspring as adults. How the study was conducted; Factors influencing individuals to commit suicide; Results of the study.
- 'URSATZ' AND 'AUSFALTUNG': TOWARD A TRANSCULTURAL RE-ENVISIONING OF HISTORY.
Ziolo, Paul // Dialogue & Universalism; 1999, Vol. 9 Issue 11/12, p7
Summarizes the basic premises that help in the study of implicate orders behind the folding of historical events, independently of any specific cultural perspective. Comparison of the historical situation in the 20th century with that of a hundred years ago; Basic axioms of psychohistory;...
- MEMORY, RESISTANCE, AND PSYCHOHISTORY.
Beisel, David R. // Dialogue & Universalism; 1999, Vol. 9 Issue 11/12, p61
Shows how psychohistory can help in understanding the mind's natural resistance to insight. Consequences of childhood trauma; Role of the irrational in history; Core of the academic community's distrust of history; Significance of resistance and memory distortion for psychohistorical researchers.
- WORKING WITH THE CENTER: PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION WITH PEOPLE WHO DISSOCIATE.
Wakeman, Stewart // Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal; Fall2002, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p115
Discusses dissociation, impact of childhood trauma on rehabilitation and suggestions on how to increase the success of the psychiatric rehabilitation process for these people. Definition of dissociation; Recognizing dissociation; Potential strengths for recovering from dissociative identity...
- Cyanide Toxicity in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit: A Case Report.
Sipe, Eilynn K.; Trienski, Tamara L.; Porter, John M. // American Surgeon; Jul2001, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p684
Hypertension is a widespread entity in the surgical intensive care unit. Not only is the clinical spectrum varied, but the armamentarium available to the clinician is also wide-ranging. Sodium nitroprusside, a potent vasodilator with a short half-life, is often used for hypertensive crisis and...
- Dealing with aftershocks.
Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance; 5/29/95, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p2
Focuses on the benefits of employer-provided trauma counseling for employees with post-traumatic stress disorder. Features of post-trauma counseling sessions; Survey of trauma counseling projects of companies in the United States.
- Initial evaluation of the "Trauma surgery course.".
Tugnoli, Gregorio; Ribaldi, Sergio; Casali, Marco; Calderale, Stefano M.; Coletti, Massimo; Alifano, Marco; Parri, Sergio N. Forti; Villani, Silvia; Biscardi, Andrea; Giordano, M. Chiara; Baldoni, Franco // World Journal of Emergency Surgery; 2006, Vol. 1, p5
Background: The consequence of the low rate of penetrating injuries in Europe and the increase in non-operative management of blunt trauma is a decrease in surgeons' confidence in managing traumatic injuries has led to the need for new didactic tools. The aim of this retrospective study was to...
- Controversies in Advanced Trauma Life Support.
Driscoll, P.; Gwinnutt, C.; McNeill, I. // Trauma; 1999, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p171
Since its introduction to the UK in 1988, the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course has become the accepted standard for the care of victims of trauma during the `golden hour'. Yet despite this success, ATLS has been criticized over the years for its philosophy, the course contents, the...
- Post-traumatic epilepsy.
Driscoll, P.; Gwinnutt, C.; McNeill, I. // British Medical Journal; 7/22/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6132, p229
Examines the occurrence of post-traumatic epilepsy following blunt head injuries in Great Britain. Disease etiology; Responsibility of clinician to be alert for the possibility of an intracranial hematoma or infection; Frequency of attacks.
- Voracious Shredder Syndrome.
Brockman, M. Douglas // New England Journal of Medicine; 2/4/93, Vol. 328 Issue 5, p359
A letter to the editor is presented in relation to a case of trauma from a paper shredder.
- Parts Therapy.
Feldman, Jaime // Subconsciously Speaking; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p7
Presents a two-day specialty certification course for the advanced technique for hypnotherapy called Parts Therapy. Schedule of activities; Manifestation of physical unwanted behaviors and trauma; Course description.
- Stalked by Death: Cross Cultural Trauma Work with a Tribal Missionary.
Gingrich, Heather Davediuk // Journal of Psychology & Christianity; Fall2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p262
Details the authors' experience of providing psychological counsel to a patient in the Philippines who witnessed a terrorist murder. Cultural issues that complicated the author's mission; Factors that contributed to the patient's trauma.
- A gravitational challenge.
Gingrich, Heather Davediuk // Active Living; Mar2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, preceding pN2
The article offers the author's perspective on a study which validates the effectiveness of parachute use in preventing death and major trauma-related death related to gravitational challenge.
- Post-traumatic syndrome.
Mendelson, George // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Jul1982, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p567
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about post-traumatic syndrome by Henry Field in the December 1981 issue.