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  • traumatic injuries
  • The world's oldest known surgical document, the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus (ca. 17th century BC), classified 48 traumatic injuries from ancient Egyptian battlefields and construction sites as successfully treatable, possibly curable, or untreatable. (mhmedical.com)
  • to evaluate the management of lower limbs complex traumatic injuries by analyzing their characteristics, types, conduct and evolution, with emphasis on surgical treatment. (scielo.br)
  • Over the last 30 years, advances in reconstructive surgery, such as the recognition and use of pediculated fasciocutaneous/muscular flaps and the introduction of microsurgery have broadened the therapeutic arsenal of the plastic surgeon in the treatment of traumatic injuries 1 - 6 . (scielo.br)
  • Endovascular treatment for traumatic injuries of the peripheral arteries following blunt trauma. (biomedsearch.com)
  • emergency medical
  • The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the RSI as evaluated by emergency medical services (EMS) personnel at the injury scene (EMS RSI) and the physician in the emergency department (ED RSI) could be used as an additional variable to identify patients who are at high risk of more severe injury. (mdpi.com)
  • commonly
  • While there are a variety of medical classifications for brain injuries, the two most commonly referenced are TBI and ABI. (naric.com)
  • Dr. Forsberg believes this unique response to massive injury is the key to understanding why the abnormal bone growth occurs more often in military wounds than in those commonly treated in the civilian population. (bio-medicine.org)
  • healthcare cost
  • Cases were identified in the National Inpatient Sample database of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project by using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification codes for child maltreatment and external cause of injury for assault in children aged 0 through 3 years. (aappublications.org)
  • brain injury
  • also referred to as head injury, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and acquired brain injury (ABI) as it relates to community re-integration and independent living. (naric.com)
  • Brain injury has gained further awareness due to the increasing number of soldiers returning with combat-related head trauma, and professional athletes suffering repeated head injuries, specifically professional football players. (naric.com)
  • There are several levels of brain injury: mild, moderate, and severe. (naric.com)
  • http://www.biausa.org/Pages/types_of_brain_injury.html , retrieved October 25, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. (naric.com)
  • There was little to no focus on re-integrating patients with brain injury back into society or encouraging independent living in the community. (naric.com)
  • However, with the disability rights movement and legislation, and the subsequent independent living movement, individuals with brain injury were able to gain specialized treatment in residential settings, and participate in community living. (naric.com)
  • and Brain Injury and residential rehabilitation. (naric.com)
  • Research results are a "snap shot" of the last 10 years of brain injury research with a focus on community integration. (naric.com)
  • In addition to document searches, NARIC searched its Program Database of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) projects to locate grantees/projected related to the topic of brain injury and community integration. (naric.com)
  • or =8 [n = brain injury. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between early arterial oxygenation thresholds and long-term outcome after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). (thejns.org)
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death among trauma patients. (springer.com)
  • statistical
  • International Classification of Diseases Program for Injury Categorisation (ICDPIC), a statistical program available through Stata, is a powerful tool that can extract injury severity scores from ICD-9-CM codes. (bmj.com)