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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Of the patients who died, 39 (23.2%) sustained penetrating trauma secondary to GSWs, 36 (21.4%) an isolated head injury, 7 (4.1%) penetrating trauma secondary to stabbing, 7 (4.1%) blunt force trauma assault, and 3 (1.7%) crush injury secondary to community assault.
Battered Newcastle pensioner George Bulman had 25 different injuries and died from blunt force trauma to the head, a court heard.
But the escapade turns horrific when April is found in a highway ditch, just barely alive, the victim of blunt force trauma. Doctors don't know if she'll survive, or fully recover her mental faculties.
All the three persons died due to blunt force trauma on their heads
Broken Bones: Anthropological Analysis of Blunt Force Trauma, 2nd Edition
TACOMA - A 40-year-old woman who died skiing at Crystal Mountain last week died from blunt force trauma, the Pierce County medical examiner's office said.
A NORTHUMBERLAND man attacked outside a pub died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head, a post-mortem examination has concluded.
A post-mortem examination carried out at the Royal Surrey County Hospital confirmed the death was caused by blunt force trauma to the head and a stab wound to the throat.
Mr and Mrs Kolar were discovered at their house in Handsworth Wood on January 11, having suffered blunt force trauma to the head.
Post-mortem tests have confirmed that the couple, who had been married for 40 years, died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head and that both had been struck several times.
Michael Dye, 44 Mr Dye, 44, died from blunt force trauma to the back of his head following an incident before Wales's Euro 2012 qualifier with England last Tuesday.
This was attributed to the virtually fiat fronts of the buses, which had few protruding features to cause abrasions or lacerations, but which caused a great deal of blunt force trauma on impact.
WESTBORO - The Shrewsbury man killed by an Amtrak train at the Westboro commuter rail station last week died of blunt force trauma, the state medical examiner ruled yesterday.
Death resulted from blunt force trauma to the head.
She notices immediately he was murdered by blunt force trauma to the head and nobody knows why the man who was kindness itself was murdered.