Questions tagged [trauma]

Trauma can be the physical result an injury caused by an external source, or it can be mental harm caused by war or other perceived or real threats to life.

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Why is South Korea's preventable trauma death rate so high?

It currently sits at about 30% give or take, which is extremely high given they are a developed country and compared to stats in the US and Japan of 10-15%. Source: South Korea's Ministry of Health, ...
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UK Accident and Emergency Roles

I need some help with a novel I'm writing. My character is a highly-experienced surgeon, working on a UK Accident and Emergency ward, who also trains those coming up through the ranks. In a USA ER, ...
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Traumatic mydriasis (dilated pupil) information

How and when (if its possible) to say that traumatic mydriasis is going to be healed or stay forever? Is there some specific signs or nobody can say that? Is there any statistic data about it (...
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Subungual Hematoma

My son dropped the edge of barstool in a straight line down his big toe. (One in a 1000 shot) his toenail immediately collected blood under 90% of the nail. The pain went away after five days and the ...
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Is there a mathematical relationship between total blood volume and cardiac output / stroke volume?

I'm looking into the body's response to traumatic hypovolemia, and I was wondering if there exists a mathematical relationship between total blood volume (TBV) and stroke volume (SV). All of the ...
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Does loss of consciousness during shock affect survival from (physical) trauma?

Most people would instinctively beg a trauma suffering person, especially a relative to stay conscious, open eyes or fight desire to "sleep" during critical trauma. But does retaining ...