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.
Death resulted from blunt force trauma to the head.
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 postmortem found Aya died from blunt force trauma injuries to the head.
The blunt force trauma and broken ribs were, the inquiry heard, caused by a blow "the equivalent to being kicked by a horse or driving at speed in a car without a seatbeat, crashing and hitting the steering wheel".
Toddler Liam Fee was found dead at his home near Glenrothes in Fife on March 22 2014, having suffered a ruptured heart as a result of severe blunt force trauma to his body.
A post-mortem examination found Ms Showers, 42, died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.
An autopsy revealed that Lucero died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head, Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier said.
A police spokesman said: "Mr and Mrs Kolar died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.
The Chester County coroner said blunt force trauma and thermal trauma were the causes of death for both victims, according to the Associated Press.
A post mortem revealed he was killed by blunt force trauma, but officers are yet to release his name.
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.