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Videos of surgery

Top quality resources for videos will be found at sites from surgical academies, which often offer free or low-price subscriptions to students/residents/trainees: American College of Surgeons ...
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patient in traumatic cardiac arrest - trauma centre diversion

The reasons can be found in the training of Hong Kong paramedics. Their training is roughly comparable to the EMT-Intermediate level in the US. According to the Hong Kong Fire Service, which provides ...
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How can a hospital not have enough resources to deal with serious trauma?

It could mean any number of things. First and foremost, serious trauma requires immediate surgery, and quite often surgeons with different specialties. A single patient might need a thoracic surgeon, ...
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Why is treating hepatic vein injuries so difficult?

The part of the question about passive euthanasia is an ethical question, which in my opinion does not fit for Health.SE. From INJURY SEVERITY SCORING: a Hepatic avulsion, which is given with ...
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Can a tooth be saved if it was accidentally knocked out from its socket?

If your tooth gets knocked out, the nerves, blood vessels and supporting tissues are damaged and can’t be repaired. So the avulsed teeth (displacement of a tooth from its socket) will need a root ...
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Can a tooth be saved if it was accidentally knocked out from its socket?

I am sharing this knowledge with everyone of you. Since it is very common for a healthy tooth to be knocked out and if a person is not aware of what steps should be taken and whether the tooth can be ...
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Safely removing a foreign object from the human body without bleeding to death?

Treating a wound at home until emergency personnel arrive: Lay flat on the ground, although head can be elevated for comfort. Leave object in wound: This is because the object acts as a plug and ...
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Have there been any medically verified records of individuals with parts of their bodies paralyzed for years that eventually got healed?

TL;DR: Yes, but it's extremely rare and I could only find one example. You asked: Has there ever been a medically verified case of someone having a big part of their body paralyzed for years, due to ...
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Does the body adapt to recurring blunt force trauma?

Yes and no. These are your skin's layers and components. When being hit by something, everything you see gets either damaged or destroyed. Bruising is caused by the blood that escapes the broken ...
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Subconcussive brain trauma

This all falls to a matter of degree - most importantly mechanism of injury. I'll explain the physics in allegorical terms first and then explain as it relates to medicine. The mechanism refers to ...
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