blast trauma

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injury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces)

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Every effort should be made to assess victims of blast trauma injuries not to miss any possible affected body compartment.
In patients suffering blast traumas, the liver and spleen injuries were common, followed by eyeball ruptures and trapped foreign bodies on the anterior chest wall.
Vandevord, "Steroid-loaded hemostatic nanoparticles combat lung injury after blast trauma," ACS Macro Letters, vol.
Blast injuries of the ear can be classified into report trauma and blast trauma. Report trauma is due to small arms fire and stimuli are multiple and short lived, sensory neural hearing loss is usually temporary at 4 Kilo Hertz and middle ear damage is seen less often.
Tympanic membrane and middle ear injuries are more commonly seen with blast trauma. Tympanic membrane is liable to rupture even with pressures of 5 psi (pound per square inch) and 50 Percent rupture at 15 psi.
When vestibular dysfunction is chronic and continuous, which is characteristic of blast trauma [7], it may generate anxiety rather than phobia, and the link between anxiety and vestibular symptoms may not be apparent to the patient.
"The object is to determine what kinds of telltale blast traumas occur in different species at various distances and to find the point of no damage for each," said Ketten, who studies blast trauma characteristics and the anatomy and function of hearing organs.
Polytrauma injuries consist of a multitude of injuries including traumatic brain injury (TBI), amputations, burns, blast trauma, sensory organ injuries, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health injuries, and sensory organ damage.
losses, Gorriceta suffered blast trauma and a concussion.
(20) Nonexplosive blast trauma is more common, occurring most often during human altercations, sports, and recreational water activities.
Lawrence General Hospital said it had treated 13 people for injuries ranging from smoke inhalation to blast trauma.
We searched the MEDLINE database for published articles on psychiatric conditions associated with TBI and including blast trauma. The authors' clinical and laboratory experience supplemented these articles, particularly in the relationship of basic science studies of blast injury to clinical situations.
Akhtar M R et al in their study of spectrum and pattern of otological injuries in bomb blast reported the otological manifestation of blast trauma were hearing loss, tinnitus, ear discharge and pain.
Concurrent injuries to the auditory system as a result of acute blast trauma and resultant traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounted for one-quarter of all injuries among marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom through 2004-the most common single injury type [1].
Shell shock revisited: Solving the puzzle of blast trauma. Science.