showed corneal, lenticular, retinal, and optic nerve pathology using a primary blast mouse model to induce closed-globe blast injury
when monitored for up to 28 d .
Cardiopulmonary physiology of primary blast injury
Cholesteatoma was present in 5 patients in the delayed group (23%); 3 had sustained a penetrating trauma and two had incurred a blast injury
Of the respondents, 80 percent indicated at least one blast injury
, and half of these patients reported that they also experienced at least one additional non-blast injury
The Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury
Studies, to be based at Imperial College, London, will design improved equipment including body armour and vehicles.
This edition has revisions based on material from journals; additional references; more on evidence-based medicine, sleep apnea, blast injury
, "minor" head trauma, and cervical spine involvement in rheumatoid arthritis; and new findings related to transplantation-related graft-versus-host problems, AIDS, and the adverse effects of therapy, drug abuse, and egg donation.
The otoscopic view is of the left ear of a patient who sustained a blast injury
as the result of an industrial explosion.
Othmer and his colleagues at the EEG Institute have launched the non profit Homecoming for Veterans (HC4V) to provide Neurofeedback training for veterans for the rehabilitation of PTSD and issues of brain performance resulting from traumatic brain injury, blast injury
, concussion, whiplash, and chemical exposure.
Not surprisingly, blast injury
to the ear has emerged among deployed military personnel [11-12].
We came up the idea of using three-dimensional photonic crystals as a blast injury
dosimeter because of their unique structure-dependent mechanical response and colorful display," she explained.
Two were serious, one with a blast injury
to the chest.
One patient who sustained a severe disabling blast injury
to the ear initially complained of pain right in the ear; excision of the geniculate ganglion and nervus intermedius was successful in relieving this pain.
Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Polytrauma and Blast Injury
project for advancement of its PanNAT system for point-of-care molecular diagnosis of infectious pathogens.
This damage to the brain is called blast injury
," she said.
Career indicators, especially disability discharge, should continue to be considered within the overall spectrum of blast injury
functional outcomes and should be incorporated into the evaluation and refinement rehabilitation strategies.