blunt trauma

noun Date: 1962 a usually serious injury caused by a blunt object or surface <
died of blunt trauma to the head

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Blunt trauma — Medical conditionbox|image example=X Ray Skull.jpg classification type=Blunt Force Trauma, Blunt Trauma, Non Penetrating trauma causes=Vehicular Accidents, Sporting accidents, Assault, Falls affected regions=Head, Neck, Thorax, Chest, Abdomen,… …   Wikipedia

  • blunt trauma — noun injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car) • Hypernyms: ↑injury, ↑hurt, ↑harm, ↑trauma * * * noun : an injury caused by a blunt object or surface the patient died of blunt trauma to the head …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blunt force trauma — may refer to:* Blunt trauma, a medical term referring to a type of physical trauma * Blunt Force Trauma (band), a band from Austin, Texas …   Wikipedia

  • Trauma (medicine) — For other uses, see Trauma. Trauma Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

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  • Trauma — Any injury, whether physically or emotionally inflicted. Trauma has both a medical and a psychiatric definition. Medically, trauma refers to a serious or critical bodily injury, wound, or shock. This definition is often associated with trauma… …   Medical dictionary

  • Blunt Force Trauma — Студийный ал …   Википедия

  • Blunt splenic trauma — occurs when a significant impact to the spleen from some outside source (i.e. automobile accident) damages or ruptures the spleen. Treatment varies depending on severity, but often consists of embolism or splenectomy. [1] Contents 1 Cause 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Blunt Force Trauma — Album par Cavalera Conspiracy Sortie 29 mars 2011 Enregistrement janvier mai 2010 aux Undercity Studios Genre groove metal Death metal Thrash metal Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

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