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What sort of damage would someone get from a 80ft drop?

I'm currently writing a book where one of my characters falls from about an 80-90 foot drop onto a solid stone surface onto her back. She's an average 32 female with a healthy diet and weight. She ...
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How is blood cleared from the body after internal bleeding

How is blood that flows out of vessels during internal bleeding cleared from the area (by the body, not medical professionals) once the bleeding stops? I am assuming via the lymphatic system; but I've ...
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When internal hemorrhage occurs in an enclosed body cavity, is it possible to build up enough pressure to erupt through the skin?

I am a writer and want to understand a concept so that I can portray elements of injury realistically. There are areas of the body (such as within the GI tract or urinary tract) where an internal ...
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Amount of Bleeding from Wounded Lungs

For a game, I need at least a vague estimate on how much the lungs will bleed. One person mentioned that a deer shot through both lungs with a hunting rifle would be stopped by the bleeding within 10 ...
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Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event?

Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event? About 9 years ago, I suffered from acute pancreatitis, and somehow ...
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How much blood can one lose (from internal hemoragging) and live prior to a blood transfusion?

About 5 years ago, I spontaneously experienced acute pancreatitis (not sure why), but fortunately, I was already in the hospital for a foot surgery. Anyway... my pancreas hemorrhaged, and I was rushed ...
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Are There Reliable Sulfur-Based Blood-Clotting Products That Target Internal Bleeding

In WWII, the military used a sulfur-based powder to promote blood clotting, especially in traumatic internal injuries. The usefulness of such a product is obvious. My question is whether there is ...