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the action or result of inflicting loss or pain

an act that is not just

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Blunt cardiac injury (BCI) was defined as the presence of blunt thoracic trauma combined with an elevated serum troponin level; clinical findings of pericardial rupture, cardiac herniation or central tendon rupture; hypotension requiring inotropic support not explained by haemorrhagic, septic or neurogenic shock; and electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities or transthoracic echocardiography findings in keeping with BCI.
Children suffer fewer rib fractures and less blunt cardiac injury, but more lung contusions.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee: Working Group on Blunt Cardiac Injury.