blunt trauma

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injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)

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In contrast to the spectrum of trauma seen in a developed world, where blunt force trauma secondary to RTCs and self-inflicted injuries predominates, [1] a significant proportion of major trauma admissions to NH are the result of IPV.
The county medical examiner's office said Michael died of blunt force trauma, a fractured skull and bruised brain.
The concussion can come from either a penetrating wound, which usually leads to highly localized brain damage; or from a blunt force trauma, which usually leads to diffuse axonal shearing and injury.
Upon his delivery, it also became obvious that his neurological status was compromised by both the blunt force trauma of the delivery and the deprivation of oxygen.
A post-mortem examination found Ms Showers, 42, died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.
Madison died of blunt force trauma to the head and abdomen after Park, 27, allegedly attacked her on April 20 at her home in Kelty, Fife.
The cause of death was given as stab wounds with blunt force trauma to the head a contributing factor.
An autopsy revealed that Lucero died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head, Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier said.
He was charged with capital murder of Intrina who law enforcement officials said died of blunt force trauma resulting in severe damage to her internal organs.
In one of the most tragic events at a sporting even in recent memory, Stone plunged 20 feet, and died from blunt force trauma to the head.
A post mortem revealed he was killed by blunt force trauma, but officers are yet to release his name.
A post-mortem examination conducted at Wexham Park Hospital revealed that she died from "severe blunt force trauma to the head and associated complications," a spokesman for Thames Valley Police said.
Hazelhurst said it appears she died of blunt force trauma when the limb hit her head, neck and chest area.
LANCASTER -- A Palmdale ex-convict has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of murder in the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, who coroner officials said died from blunt force trauma to his abdomen.
The victim's cause of death was blunt force trauma, and he was run over by an automobile.