Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
A weapon designed to explode when deployed. It frequently refers to a hollow case filled with EXPLOSIVE AGENTS.
The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
Substances that are energetically unstable and can produce a sudden expansion of the material, called an explosion, which is accompanied by heat, pressure and noise. Other things which have been described as explosive that are not included here are explosive action of laser heating, human performance, sudden epidemiological outbreaks, or fast cell growth.
Multiple physical insults or injuries occurring simultaneously.
Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
An oval semitransparent membrane separating the external EAR CANAL from the tympanic cavity (EAR, MIDDLE). It contains three layers: the skin of the external ear canal; the core of radially and circularly arranged collagen fibers; and the MUCOSA of the middle ear.
Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits.
Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.
Penetrating and non-penetrating injuries to the spinal cord resulting from traumatic external forces (e.g., WOUNDS, GUNSHOT; WHIPLASH INJURIES; etc.).
The physical effects involving the presence of electric charges at rest and in motion.
Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.
A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Electric power supply devices which convert biological energy, such as chemical energy of metabolism or mechanical energy of periodic movements, into electrical energy.
An arrangement of wires distributing electricity.
Devices that control the supply of electric current for running electrical equipment.
Copies of a work or document distributed to the public by sale, rental, lease, or lending. (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p181)

Development of serial bio-shock tubes and their application. (1/205)

OBJECTIVE: To design and produce serial shock tubes and further examine their application to experimental studies on blast injury. METHODS: Bio-medical engineering technique was used for the design and development of the serial shock tubes. One thousand four hundred and fifty nine animals (757 rats, 105 guinea pigs, 335 rabbits, 240 dogs and 22 sheep) were then used to test the wounding effects of the shock tubes. RESULTS: Three types of bio-shock tubes, that is, large-, medium- and small-scale shock tubes were made in our laboratory. The large-scale shock tube is 39 meters long; the inner diameter of the test section is 1 meter; and the maximum overpressure in the driving section is 10.3 MPa. A negative pressure could be formed by means of the reflected rarefactive wave produced by the end plate. The medium-scale shock tube is 34.5 meters long; the maximum overpressure in the driving section is 22 MPa; the test section is designed to be a knockdown, showing 5 basic types with inner diameter of 77 to 600 millimeters, which could be used for researches on overpressure, explosive decompression, underwater explosion, and so on. The small-scale shock tube is 0.5 meter long with the maximum endured overpressure of 68.6 MPa. Results from animal experiments showed that this set of shock tubes could induce various degrees of systemic or local blast injury in large or small animals. CONCLUSIONS: This set of bio-shock tubes can approximately simulate typical explosive wave produced by nuclear or charge explosion, and inflict various degrees of blast injury characterized by stability and reproducibility. Therefore, they can meet the needs of blast research on large and small animals.  (+info)

Effect of type and transfer of conventional weapons on civilian injuries: retrospective analysis of prospective data from Red Cross hospitals. (2/205)

OBJECTIVE: To examine the link between different weapons used in modern wars and their potential to injury civilians. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data about hospital admissions. SETTING: Hospitals of the International Committee of the Red Cross. SUBJECTS: 18 877 people wounded by bullets, fragmentation munitions, or mines. Of these, 2012 had been admitted to the hospital in Kabul within six hours of injury. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Age and sex of wounded people according to cause of injury and whether they were civilians (women and girls, boys under 16 years old, or men of 50 or more). RESULTS: 18.7% of those injured by bullets, 34.1% of those injured by fragments, and 30.8% of those injured by mines were civilians. Of those admitted to the Red Cross hospital in Kabul within six hours of injury, 39.1% of those injured by bullets, 60.6% of those injured by fragments, and 55.0% of those injured by mines were civilians. CONCLUSIONS: The proportion of civilians injured differs between weapon systems. The higher proportion injured by fragments and mines is explicable in terms of the military efficiency of weapons, the distance between user and victim, and the effect that the kind of weapon has on the psychology of the user.  (+info)

Circumstances around weapon injury in Cambodia after departure of a peacekeeping force: prospective cohort study. (3/205)

OBJECTIVE: To examine the circumstances surrounding weapon injury and combatant status of those injured by weapons. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Northwestern Cambodia after departure of United Nations peacekeeping force. SUBJECTS: 863 people admitted to hospital for weapon injuries over 12 months. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Annual incidence of weapon injury by time period; proportions of injuries inflicted as a result of interfactional combat (combat injuries) and outside such combat (non-combat injuries) by combatant status and weapon type. RESULTS: The annual incidence of weapon injuries was higher than the rate observed before the peacekeeping operation. 30% of weapon injuries occurred in contexts other than interfactional combat. Most commonly these were firearm injuries inflicted intentionally on civilians. Civilians accounted for 71% of those with non-combat injuries, 42% of those with combat related injuries, and 51% of those with weapon injuries of either type. CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of weapon injuries remained high when the disarmament component of a peacekeeping operation achieved only limited success. Furthermore, injuries occurring outside the context of interfactional combat accounted for a substantial proportion of all weapon injuries, were experienced disproportionately by civilians, and were most likely to entail the intentional use of a firearm against a civilian.  (+info)

Prevention of skin and soft tissue entrapment in tibial segment transportation. (4/205)

We report of a ten year old patient with soft tissue damage and bone defect of the tibia as a sequel of osteomyelitis. After excision and stabilization with an Ilizarov fixateur segment transportation was started. In order to avoid skin and soft tissue entrapment in the docking region, we used a metal cage as a space provider, which was shortened as segment transportation progressed. To our knowledge this simple method has not been described so far.  (+info)

Mine blast injuries: ocular and social aspects. (5/205)

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Landmines have long been used in conventional warfare. These are antipersonnel mines which continue to injure people long after a ceasefire without differentiating between friend or foe, soldier or civilian, women or children. This study focuses on Afghan non-combatants engaged in mine clearing operations in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the Russo-Afghan war. The patterns and types of injuries seen are described and experiences in their management, ways, and means to prevent them, and recommendations for the rehabilitation of the affected individuals are given. METHODS: It is a retrospective and analytical study of 84 patients aged 19-56 years who sustained mine blast injuries during mine clearing operations in Afghanistan from November 1992 to January 1996. The study was carried out at a military hospital with tertiary care facilities. The patients were divided into three groups on the basis of their injuries. Group 1 required only general surgical attention, group 2 sustained only ocular injuries, while group 3 had combined ocular and general injuries. Patients in groups 2 and 3 were treated in two phases. The first phase aimed at immediate restoration of the anatomy, while restoration of function wherever possible was done in subsequent surgical procedures in the second phase. RESULTS: It was observed that 51 out of 84 patients (60.7%) had sustained ocular trauma of a variable degree as a result of the blasts. The mean age of the victims was 29 years and they were all male. A total of 91 eyes of 51 patients (89.2%) had been damaged. Bilaterality of damage was seen in 40 (78.4%) patients. Most, 34 (37.3%), eyes became totally blind (NPL). Only a few escaped with injury mild enough not to impair vision. Foreign bodies, small and multiple, were found in the majority of eyes; most, however, were found in the anterior segment, and posterior segment injuries were proportionally less. CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of blindness caused by mine blast injuries is quite high. The resulting psychosocial trauma to the patients and their families is tremendous and has not been adequately highlighted. These injuries are a great drain on the country's resources. Enforcement of preventive measures and the use of protective gear and sophisticated equipment by the mine clearing personnel would prove to be far more economical in terms of human life as well as medical and economic resources. There is also need for greater attention towards the establishment of support groups and rehabilitation programmes for these individuals.  (+info)

Injuries from fireworks in the United States. (6/205)

Fireworks traditionally are used in the United States to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that 8500 persons in the United States are treated in emergency departments each year for fireworks-related injuries (1). Of all fireworks-related injuries, 70%-75% occur during a 30-day period that surrounds the July 4th holiday (June 23-July 23) (2). Seven of every 100 persons injured by fireworks are hospitalized, approximately 40% of those injured are children aged < or = 14 years, and males are injured three times more often than females (1). The injury rate is highest among boys aged 10-14 years (3). Most commonly, injuries from fireworks affect the hands (34%), face (12%), and eyes (17%) (4). Injuries are more frequent and more severe among persons who are active participants than among bystanders (3).  (+info)

High rate of candidemia in patients sustaining injuries in a bomb blast at a marketplace: a possible environmental source. (7/205)

In this study, a cluster of candidemia among patients sustaining injuries in a bomb blast at a marketplace was investigated by means of a multivariate analysis, a case-control study, and quantitative air sampling. Candidemia occurred in 7 (30%) of 21 patients (58% of those admitted to the intensive care unit [ICU]) between 4 and 16 days (mean, 12 days) after the injury and was the single most frequent cause of bloodstream infections. Inhalation injury was the strongest predictor for candidemia by multivariate analysis. Candidemia among the case patients occurred at a significantly higher rate than among comparable trauma patients injured in different urban settings, including a pedestrian mall (2 of 29; P=. 02), and among contemporary ICU control patients (1 of 40; P=.001). Air sampling revealed exclusive detection of Candida species and increased mold concentration in the market in comparison with the mall environment. These findings suggest a role for an exogenous, environmental source in the development of candidemia in some trauma patients.  (+info)

Effect of epidermal growth factor and dexamethasone on explosive deafness. (8/205)

OBJECTIVE: To study the expression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) on cochlear hair cells of normal and explosion-stricken guinea pigs and the effects of epidermal growth factor (EGF) and dexamethasone (DXM) treatment for blast hearing loss. METHODS: Immunohistochemical technique and auditory brainstem response (ABR) test were used. RESULTS: Scattered expression of EGFR was seen in inner hair cells (IHCs) and outer hair cells (OHCs) in normal guinea pigs. Segmentally distributing positive reaction was also located in stereocilia of hair cells. Distribution of EGFR reaction was seen in the cytoplasm of IHC 24 hours after exposure to blasts, and in the stereocilia of IHC and the cuticular plate of OHC 72 hours postexposure. At one week EGFR reaction in hair cells increased obviously and part of OHC stereocilia also showed positive reaction. EGFR reaction reduced at two weeks, though positive reaction could still be found in the stereocilia of hair cells at one month. Combination of EGF and DXM administrations promoted hearing recovery significantly. CONCLUSIONS: The healing of injured hair cells may be related to EGF.  (+info)

There are two main types of blast injuries: primary and secondary. Primary blast injuries are caused directly by the explosion and include injuries from shrapnel, fragmentation, and overpressure. Secondary blast injuries are caused by the blast wave and include injuries from flying debris, collapse of structures, and crush injuries.

The symptoms of blast injuries can vary depending on the type and severity of the injury. Common symptoms include:

* Loss of hearing or vision
* Dizziness or disorientation
* Headache or ringing in the ears
* Bruising or lacerations from flying debris
* Internal bleeding or organ damage
* Fractures or other skeletal injuries

The diagnosis of blast injuries is typically made based on a combination of physical examination, medical imaging studies, and laboratory tests. Treatment of blast injuries may involve a multidisciplinary approach, including emergency medicine, surgery, critical care, and rehabilitation.

Some of the complications of blast injuries include:

* Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
* Extremity injuries, such as amputations or fractures
* Internal organ damage or failure
* Respiratory problems, such as pulmonary contusions or pneumonia
* Psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Prevention of blast injuries is challenging, but some measures that can be taken include:

* Increasing awareness of the risks associated with explosives and improving emergency preparedness
* Developing and implementing safety protocols for handling explosive materials
* Improving the design of protective equipment and structures to mitigate the effects of blast waves.

Overall, blast injuries can have a significant impact on individuals, communities, and societies as a whole. It is important to improve our understanding of these injuries and to develop effective prevention and treatment strategies to reduce their impact.

Multiple trauma can involve various types of injuries, including:

1. Blunt trauma: This refers to injuries caused by a blow or impact, such as those sustained in a car accident or fall.
2. Penetrating trauma: This refers to injuries caused by a sharp object, such as a gunshot wound or stab wound.
3. Burns: This refers to injuries caused by heat or chemicals that can cause tissue damage and scarring.
4. Neurological trauma: This refers to injuries affecting the brain and spinal cord, such as concussions or herniated discs.
5. Orthopedic trauma: This refers to injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system, such as fractures or dislocations.
6. Soft tissue trauma: This refers to injuries affecting the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues, such as lacerations or contusions.
7. Visceral trauma: This refers to injuries affecting the internal organs, such as internal bleeding or organ damage.

The severity of multiple trauma can vary widely, ranging from mild to life-threatening. In some cases, multiple trauma may be caused by a single incident, while in other cases, it may result from a series of events over time.

Treatment for multiple trauma typically involves a comprehensive approach that addresses all of the injuries and takes into account the patient's overall health and well-being. This may include surgery, medication, physical therapy, and other forms of rehabilitation. In severe cases, multiple trauma can result in long-term disability or even death, making prompt and appropriate treatment essential for optimal outcomes.

There are several different types of brain injuries that can occur, including:

1. Concussions: A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain is jolted or shaken, often due to a blow to the head.
2. Contusions: A contusion is a bruise on the brain that can occur when the brain is struck by an object, such as during a car accident.
3. Coup-contrecoup injuries: This type of injury occurs when the brain is injured as a result of the force of the body striking another object, such as during a fall.
4. Penetrating injuries: A penetrating injury occurs when an object pierces the brain, such as during a gunshot wound or stab injury.
5. Blast injuries: This type of injury occurs when the brain is exposed to a sudden and explosive force, such as during a bombing.

The symptoms of brain injuries can vary depending on the severity of the injury and the location of the damage in the brain. Some common symptoms include:

* Headaches
* Dizziness or loss of balance
* Confusion or disorientation
* Memory loss or difficulty with concentration
* Slurred speech or difficulty with communication
* Vision problems, such as blurred vision or double vision
* Sleep disturbances
* Mood changes, such as irritability or depression
* Personality changes
* Difficulty with coordination and balance

In some cases, brain injuries can be treated with medication, physical therapy, and other forms of rehabilitation. However, in more severe cases, the damage may be permanent and long-lasting. It is important to seek medical attention immediately if symptoms persist or worsen over time.

1. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): This is a severe and life-threatening condition that occurs when the lungs become inflamed and fill with fluid, making it difficult to breathe.
2. Pneumonia: This is an infection of the lungs that can cause inflammation and damage to the air sacs and lung tissue.
3. Aspiration pneumonitis: This occurs when food, liquid, or other foreign substances are inhaled into the lungs, causing inflammation and damage.
4. Chemical pneumonitis: This is caused by exposure to harmful chemicals or toxins that can damage the lungs and cause inflammation.
5. Radiation pneumonitis: This occurs when the lungs are exposed to high levels of radiation, causing damage and inflammation.
6. Lung fibrosis: This is a chronic condition in which the lungs become scarred and stiff, making it difficult to breathe.
7. Pulmonary embolism: This occurs when a blood clot forms in the lungs, blocking the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart and other organs.

Symptoms of lung injury can include:

* Shortness of breath
* Chest pain or tightness
* Coughing up blood or pus
* Fever
* Confusion or disorientation

Treatment for lung injury depends on the underlying cause and severity of the condition, and may include oxygen therapy, medications to reduce inflammation, antibiotics for infections, and mechanical ventilation in severe cases. In some cases, lung injury can be a life-threatening condition and may require hospitalization and intensive care.

Acute wounds and injuries are those that occur suddenly and heal within a relatively short period of time, usually within a few days or weeks. Examples of acute wounds include cuts, scrapes, and burns. Chronic wounds and injuries, on the other hand, are those that persist over a longer period of time and may not heal properly, leading to long-term complications. Examples of chronic wounds include diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, and chronic back pain.

Wounds and injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including accidents, sports injuries, violence, and medical conditions such as diabetes or circulatory problems. Treatment for wounds and injuries depends on the severity of the injury and may include cleaning and dressing the wound, applying antibiotics, immobilizing broken bones, and providing pain management. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair damaged tissues or restore function.

Preventive measures for wounds and injuries include wearing appropriate protective gear during activities such as sports or work, following safety protocols to avoid accidents, maintaining proper hygiene and nutrition to prevent infection, and seeking medical attention promptly if an injury occurs.

Overall, wounds and injuries can have a significant impact on an individual's quality of life, and it is important to seek medical attention promptly if symptoms persist or worsen over time. Proper treatment and management of wounds and injuries can help to promote healing, reduce the risk of complications, and improve long-term outcomes.

Example Sentences:

1. The star quarterback suffered a serious athletic injury during last night's game and is out for the season.
2. The athlete underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL, one of the most common athletic injuries in high-impact sports.
3. The coach emphasized the importance of proper technique to prevent athletic injuries among his team members.
4. After suffering a minor sprain, the runner was advised to follow the RICE method to recover and return to competition as soon as possible.

There are several different types of spinal cord injuries that can occur, depending on the location and severity of the damage. These include:

1. Complete spinal cord injuries: In these cases, the spinal cord is completely severed, resulting in a loss of all sensation and function below the level of the injury.
2. Incomplete spinal cord injuries: In these cases, the spinal cord is only partially damaged, resulting in some remaining sensation and function below the level of the injury.
3. Brown-Sequard syndrome: This is a specific type of incomplete spinal cord injury that affects one side of the spinal cord, resulting in weakness or paralysis on one side of the body.
4. Conus medullaris syndrome: This is a type of incomplete spinal cord injury that affects the lower part of the spinal cord, resulting in weakness or paralysis in the legs and bladder dysfunction.

The symptoms of spinal cord injuries can vary depending on the location and severity of the injury. They may include:

* Loss of sensation in the arms, legs, or other parts of the body
* Weakness or paralysis in the arms, legs, or other parts of the body
* Difficulty walking or standing
* Difficulty with bowel and bladder function
* Numbness or tingling sensations
* Pain or pressure in the neck or back

Treatment for spinal cord injuries typically involves a combination of medical and rehabilitative therapies. Medical treatments may include:

* Immobilization of the spine to prevent further injury
* Medications to manage pain and inflammation
* Surgery to relieve compression or stabilize the spine

Rehabilitative therapies may include:

* Physical therapy to improve strength and mobility
* Occupational therapy to learn new ways of performing daily activities
* Speech therapy to improve communication skills
* Psychological counseling to cope with the emotional effects of the injury.

Overall, the prognosis for spinal cord injuries depends on the severity and location of the injury, as well as the age and overall health of the individual. While some individuals may experience significant recovery, others may experience long-term or permanent impairment. It is important to seek medical attention immediately if symptoms of a spinal cord injury are present.

First-degree burns are the mildest form of burn and affect only the outer layer of the skin. They are characterized by redness, swelling, and pain but do not blister or scar. Examples of first-degree burns include sunburns and minor scalds from hot liquids.

Second-degree burns are more severe and affect both the outer and inner layers of the skin. They can cause blisters, redness, swelling, and pain, and may lead to infection. Second-degree burns can be further classified into two subtypes: partial thickness burns (where the skin is damaged but not completely destroyed) and full thickness burns (where the skin is completely destroyed).

Third-degree burns are the most severe and affect all layers of the skin and underlying tissues. They can cause charring of the skin, loss of function, and may lead to infection or even death.

There are several ways to treat burns, including:

1. Cooling the burn with cool water or a cold compress to reduce heat and prevent further damage.
2. Keeping the burn clean and dry to prevent infection.
3. Applying topical creams or ointments to help soothe and heal the burn.
4. Taking pain medication to manage discomfort.
5. In severe cases, undergoing surgery to remove damaged tissue and promote healing.

Prevention is key when it comes to burns. Some ways to prevent burns include:

1. Being cautious when handling hot objects or substances.
2. Keeping a safe distance from open flames or sparks.
3. Wearing protective clothing, such as gloves and long sleeves, when working with hot materials.
4. Keeping children away from hot surfaces and substances.
5. Installing smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in the home to reduce the risk of fires.

Overall, burns can be a serious condition that requires prompt medical attention. By understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatments for burns, individuals can take steps to prevent them and seek help if they do occur.

There are several theories about the causes of hot flashes, including hormonal changes, neurotransmitter imbalances, and blood vessel dilation. Some risk factors for hot flashes include age, family history, and certain medical conditions such as hypertension and diabetes.

Treatment options for hot flashes include hormone therapy, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and non-hormonal medications such as clonidine and gabapentin. Lifestyle modifications such as dressing in layers, using a fan, and avoiding triggers like spicy foods and alcohol can also help manage hot flashes.

In conclusion, hot flashes are a common symptom of menopause that can have a significant impact on quality of life. While their exact cause is still not fully understood, there are several effective treatment options available to manage their frequency and severity. By understanding the causes and risk factors for hot flashes, women can work with their healthcare providers to find the best course of treatment for their individual needs.

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The blast caused widespread damage but no injuries. 20 March: A bomb was left in the Northern Bank on Guildhall Square, Derry, ... Two blast bombs and several petrol bombs were thrown at PSNI officers. Six officers suffered minor injuries. 31 May: The CIRA ... 5 November: The CIRA claimed responsibility for a blast-bomb attack against Lurgan PSNI base. There were no injuries.[citation ... The blast damaged gates and fencing. 22 April: police intercepted a van bomb in Belfast they believed was to be used in attack ...
"IRA pub blast victim dies of his injuries". 14 October 1992. Archived from the original on 25 May 2022. and ... One of the wounded - thirty-year-old nurse David Heffer - died from his injuries in hospital. It was the eighth IRA bomb in ... and the first IRA pub bombing in Britain causing injuries since the Hare and Hounds pub bombing in Lower Boxley Road in Kent in ...
The blast caused widespread damage but no injuries. 10 March: There was a barrack buster attack on the RUC base on Newry Road ... "Bomb blast cadet tells of ordeal , UK news". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 December 2016. "Bomb blast outside BBC". BBC. 4 March ... "Dissidents linked to railway blast". BBC. 30 June 2000. Retrieved 28 June 2007. "Dissidents linked to NI blast". BBC. 9 July ... A rear door was blown off and a passing car was damaged, but there were no injuries. The RIRA said it had fired an "EFP mortar- ...
While Noah missed his second game, Rose returned from his ankle injury. Rose's ankle injury would result in the cover of the ... Massey, Evan (November 5, 2014). "Derrick Rose: Chicago Paper Puts PG On Blast". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved ... Injury would strike again as Butler would sprain his elbow he would have an MRI revealing that Butler would miss 3-4 weeks. ... Despite Butlers injury there were positives as Nikola Mirotic would shine and score 29 points. With the regular season over, ...
AP (May 28, 2013). "No injuries in apparent dry-ice Disneyland blast". CBS News. Retrieved May 28, 2013. AP (November 4, 2013 ... No injuries were reported and the DRR was back in service by the following day. On June 25, 2000, a 23-year-old woman from ... No injuries were reported, and by the following year, the usage of sidings at stations on the DRR's main line was ended. In ... No injuries or deaths were reported. On July 29, 2005, 25 guests were injured when the purple train rear-ended the red train. ...
Blast-related injuries from terrorism: an international perspective. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2007 Apr-Jun; 11(2):137-53. ...
... objects dislodged by the blast hitting people, or people being thrown into motion by the blast Blast-related injuries have ... Blast-related traumatic brain injuries are often closed-head injuries and result from rapid changes in atmospheric pressure, ... Closed-head injury is a type of traumatic brain injury in which the skull and dura mater remain intact. Closed-head injuries ... "signature injury" of Operation Iraqi Freedom Closed-head injuries can range from mild injuries to debilitating traumatic brain ...
No injuries were reported for the second blast. A police officer was reported to have died in a shootout after the attack. ... The blast took place at 03:00, causing major damage to the local but no injuries were reported. Two hours before some molotov ... The Basque Government reported no injuries in the blast at 1am, and that the material damage was still being evaluated. Hours ... Government sources said the blasts caused minor injuries though nobody was seriously hurt. The explosives were planted on the ...
A smaller number were killed by blast injuries. Drowning after being blown into the water was another cause of death. Between ... But the divers became so distressed at the large number of the dead in the water, and the extent of their injuries, that they ... and this number nearly doubled in the following weeks as people succumbed to their injuries. The most common cause of death was ...
Suicide blast' kills 'bomber' at Ashkona". Archived from the original on 2017-03-17. Ali Manik, Julfikar (18 ... The suicide attempt failed to cause any mass casualties, injuries or deaths. Only the lone suicide bomber died. The Islamic ...
... blast or fragmentation effects with an additional incendiary effect, such as armor-piercing projectiles, fragmentation shells, ... bombs and similar combined-effects munitions in which the incendiary effect is not specifically designed to cause burn injury ...
She also displayed some sort of healing factor, being able to reconstruct her entire body from scratch after she was blasted to ... One Year Later, Zazzala appears in JLA #20, fully healed from her injuries, and attempting to steal a matter transportation ... projecting harmful blasts of psionic energy and feeding off the mental energies of others to fuel her own powers. ... She is shown being blasted by the Wasp. The DCAU Queen Bee/Zazzala appears in Justice League Adventures #6 and also appeared in ...
... non-violent arena-style laser tag FPS Nerf Arena Blast - A non-lethal Nerf FPS NRA Gun Club - A first-person target-shooting ... or playing violent video games deemed to contain any visual depiction or representation of realistic injury to a human or a " ...
Hara said that it does not go according to plan and Andy is left with severe injuries following an assault and being thrown ... Miller, Erin (1-7 February 2014). "Blast from the past!". TV Week. Bauer Media Group (5): 15. "Violent siege". Soap World. ... He is left with life changing injuries. The crash and subsequent explosion were big stunt scenes for the show. The car chase ...
The Braves suffered many injuries to key players throughout the season, including injuries to Jason Heyward, Brian McCann, ... Freeman delivered a blast to left center field to give the Braves a 5-4 lead headed to the top of the 9th. After allowing a ... With late season injuries to starters Jair Jurrjens and Tommy Hanson, these three young pitchers made their way into the ... To fill the void of a quality starting pitcher left by Lowe (as well as a mid-season injury to Brandon Beachy), manager Fredi ...
The event was marred by two bomb blasts at the hotel during the pageant, thought to have been caused by anti-American activists ... There was severe property damage but no injuries were reported. Earlier that day the venue had been picketed by the Puerto ...
Bomb blast in Jakarta stock exchange ABC Radio September 14, 2000 Two jailed for stock exchange bombing BBC News August 20, ... which sustained at least 77 injuries. Most of the injured were university students who were visiting the building, when the ... incident occurred at about 12:10 WIB (UTC+7:00). Out of the 77 injuries, the 17 victims were hospitalized on RSAL Mintohardjo. ...
There were also injuries found by Chao on the vaginal area and thighs of the victim, proving that Yasin had pried open her legs ... His forensic capability was demonstrated in the investigation of mass disasters such as the Spyros blast, the Singapore Cable ... He said the extent of the injuries were such that even if the doctors were at the scene, they were unable to revive her. The ... In his testimony, Professor Chao stated that from the injuries he found on the elderly victim Chong Kin Meng, the harm caused ...
... or injury to an innocent bystander by a bullet that travels through a target's body completely instead of stopping in the body ... producing thousands of high velocity fragments and an accompanying sharply rising blast overpressure. More rarely, others are ... and might cause unintended damage or injury. The simplest maximum disruption bullet is one with a wide, flat tip. This ... wound ballistics M16 5.56x45mm wound ballistics M16A2 M855 5.56X45mm NATO wound ballistics Forensic ballistics Gunshot injury ...
No one is killed, but 20 of the people on board suffer injuries. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula forces seize Riyan Airport ... The following day, Pennsylvania State Police troopers fire about 100 shotgun blasts at the aerostat to deflate it. 29 October ... Five of them are treated for injuries. One of the dead crew members is former Slovak ice hockey player Michal Česnek. 20-21 ... Twenty-four people on board suffer injuries. American film actor Harrison Ford crash-lands the vintage Ryan ST-3KR Recruit he ...
Nobody was injured, but, after an investigation that included wiretapping, the blast was traced to three American men who would ... Died: Tommy Armour, 71, Scottish-born American professional golfer who overcame World War One injuries to become a champion ... died of injuries, 2013) John A. List, American economist; in Madison, Wisconsin Censorship of plays was abolished in the United ...
At first light, the teams swiftly returned to the Indian side of the LoC, suffering only one injury, a soldier wounded after ... an abandoned building inside the camp was blasted. This made the terrorists complacent thinking that their hiding spot had not ...
After a hole was blasted in the prison wall, the 41 Irgun and Lehi members who had been chosen to escape then ran to the hole, ... Zvai Leumi is waging a general war against the government and at all times took special care not to cause damage or injury to ... "Irgun's Hand Seen in Alps Rail Blast. Polish Jew Confesses He Was Lookout for Others Who Bombed British Train". The New York ... Irgun's Hand Seen in Alps Rail Blast. New York Times. August 16, 1947. W. Khalidi, 1971, 'From Haven to Conquest', p. 598 Terry ...
However, an injury-plagued season that saw as many as 14 starters out of the lineup at one point forced the team to limp to a ... The Bison blasted the Sioux 41-10, ending their season. UND finished 1995 with a 9-2 record. Thomas would coach the Fighting ... The team had high hopes heading into 2002 season, but injuries derailed any chances of a repeat title, and instead resulted in ...
In the present day, Anahel recovers from his injuries sustained in Volume 4, but accepts that the manna supply has begun to ... In saving Jack, App and fellow employee Antimony are caught by the blast, erasing them from history. In the revised timeline, ...
They also enhance the powers of the twins, Aurora and Northstar, so that they now produce a powerful heat blast when touching. ... The surprise attack is initially successful, causing the apparent death of Iceman and severe injuries to many of the X-Men. ... Aguja (Needle): She possesses powers that include the projection of energy blasts and force fields. During the battle against ... optic blast. The Children of the Vault then travel to Krakoa which falls less than a day after the Vault opened. New York City ...
She was a member of the Justice League of America at its relaunch, but left the team due to injuries sustained in Final Crisis ... and unleashes a blast of white light that turns Hawkman and Hawkgirl into white dust, while Deadman looks in horror. Deadman ... Hawkgirl then left the Justice League due to injuries sustained in Final Crisis. In Blackest Night #1, Kendra is shown having ... giving Black Canary's green lantern ring just enough time to shield them from the blast. Hawkgirl is later able to evacuate ...
The surprising, quick return from injury by goalie Bill Hamid and the sprained knee injury suffered by Fabian Espindola during ... Six minutes later, Nick DeLeon knifed through the RSL defense and blasted a long-range shot for an unassisted goal, capping off ... Because of injuries and tired legs, Olsen rolled out a decidedly second-choice lineup that featured a midfield consisting of ... United not only lost the game, but also lost Korb to a season-ending ACL knee injury. The next 3 matches for United saw Olsen ...
In an open statement regarding his injury, he said, "I am not injured, I am a player living with an injury." (W) winner; (F) ... He used Duralast 15L strings until the 2010 season, when he switched to Babolat's new, black-colored, RPM Blast string. Nadal's ... After recovering from injury, Nadal helped secure the Spanish Davis Cup team a victory over Germany in the quarterfinal of the ... After a long span of injuries for both players, the pair met at a major for the first time since 2011 at the 2017 US Open. Del ...
The blasts were believed to have been caused by American naval mines that had washed away after having been laid in North ... Enders escaped injury, but two others were killed. 28 September In fighting near Ba Tơ ARVN Rangers reported killing 35 PAVN ... p. 3. "2 Underwater Blasts Batter U.S. Destroyer in Tonkin Gulf". Bridgeport Telegram. 18 July 1972. p. 1. "House-to-house ...
"Leading Democrats blast Trump over 'sham ceasefire' in Syria". Times of Israel. Kennedy, Merrit (17 October 2019). "Pence Says ... "Information about the killing and injury of 12 members of the Turkish Border Guard Forces in clashes against the SDF at the ... Loyd, Anthony (2 November 2019). "Syria: U-turn over investigation into 'white phosphorus injuries' after Turkey's clash with ... arguing that the issue falls outside their remit as white phosphorus injuries are produced by thermal rather than chemical ...
Injection of CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells has been clinically applied to treat various diseases including spinal cord injury ... However, counting CD34+ mononuclear cells may overestimate myeloid blasts in bone marrow smears due to hematogones (B ... "A novel monoclonal antibody BI-3C5 recognises myeloblasts and non-B non-T lymphoblasts in acute leukaemias and CGL blast crises ... "Autologous Multiple Injections of in Vitro Expanded Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cells For Cervical Level Spinal Cord Injury - A ...
Some of the deaths and injuries occurred in the road outside the hotel and in adjacent buildings. The blast threw the ... Some of the inflicted deaths and injuries occurred in the road outside the hotel and in adjacent buildings. Controversy has ... and staff went through the building opening windows and closing curtains to lessen the impact of the blast. At 12:31 a third ...
... stamina and resistance to physical injury as well the ability to project concussive blasts of cosmic energy from his hands. He ... In 2004, the character lost his flight and energy blasts, and a portion of his strength and resilience. This version of the ... Drax's powers included enhanced strength and resilience, flight, and the ability to project energy blasts from his hands. The ...
After injuries limited him to 47 and 29 games played in the previous two seasons, respectively, Stoudemire bounced back for the ... "Former NBA Star Amar'e Stoudemire Divorce Dismissed, Remains Married to Alexis Welch". The Blast. July 24, 2019. Retrieved ... He went on to miss the next 12 out of 13 games with another knee injury, returning to action on January 15 in London to face ... Stoudemire missed the first 30 games of the 2012-13 season with a knee injury. On December 18, 2012, he was assigned to the ...
Louis on August 19, after an injury to Mark Ellis, and was optioned back to AA on August 25. For the 2014 season with St. Louis ... Thompson, Luke (June 27, 2015). "Greg Garcia's inaugural big-league blast helps Birds rally past Cubs". Fox Sports Midwest. ...
They can cause injuries such as hemorrhaging of the lungs, and contusion and ulceration of the gastrointestinal tract. ... Developments such as sewage marine outfalls, moorings, dredging, blasting, dumping, port construction, hydroelectric projects, ... In particular, fast commercial vessels such as container ships can cause major injuries or death when they collide with marine ... Collisions occur both with large commercial vessels and recreational boats and cause injury to whales or smaller cetaceans. The ...
... prior to the blast, a U.S. Atomic Energy Commission employee placed a humorous sign near the instruments over the blast site, ... died of their injuries after being taken to a hospital. The Soviet Union launched Voskhod 1 into Earth orbit with three ... The shock wave from the blast "lifted the ground 4 inches in a ripple that rolled across the countryside for miles"; ... "Salt Dome A-Blast Lifts Earth Crust", Chicago Tribune, October 23, 1964, p1 Guardian archive: "Nobel Prize refused by Sartre". ...
The UNC running attack was slowed due to a lower extremity injury to Ryan Houston who was sidelined for most of the second half ... "UNC Blasts The Citadel Behind 375 Yards Total Offense". ESPN. September 5, 2009. Retrieved December 29, 2014. "Late Holding ...
... injuries. A patient may be injured by more than one of these mechanisms. ... Blast injuries traditionally are divided into 4 categories: primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary (or miscellaneous) ... encoded search term (Blast Injuries) and Blast Injuries What to Read Next on Medscape ... Blast injury of the ear: an overview and guide to management. Injury. 1995 Jul. 26(6):363-6. [QxMD MEDLINE Link]. ...
This article reviews the literature on the vestibular consequences of blast exposure and TBI and concussion. In addition, the ... Young adults are more likely to suffer blast injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI) than other age groups. ... Young adults are more likely to suffer blast injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI) than other age groups. This article ... Head injury and blast exposure: vestibular consequences Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2011 Apr;44(2):323-34, viii. doi: 10.1016/j. ...
... electrical burns from direct contact with current and thermal burns from arc flashes and blasts. An arc flash occurs when ... Injuries can occur from falling or colliding with nearby objects. Hearing loss may also result from the blast. 3. The intense ... Injuries; Injury-prevention; Workers; Work-environment; Humans; Men; Electrical-burns; Electrical-industry; Thermal-effects; ... 2. A high-amperage arc can produce a pressure wave blast with a force of up to 1000 pounds. The victim can be thrown by the ...
Blast Damage Control to Reduce Injuries from Ground Falls in Underground Western U.S. Hard Rock Mines. Keywords: Blasting Drift ... The extent of blast damage from a fully coupled explosive charge. Ground control and safety implications of blast damage in ... Practical damage limit circles are drawn around each blast hole showing predicted damage extent based on a chosen blast damage ... A gas pressure-based drift round blast design methodology. Design concept for perimeter control blasting in drifting operations ...
... making it the second time in a two-day period that a blast was reported in a residential area of that city. ... Two people sustained minor injuries after an explosion at the Colorado townhouse complex, ... Minor injuries reported after second home blast in the same town in two days. ... DENVER - Two people sustained minor injuries after an explosionat a townhome complex in suburban Denver, Colorado on Wednesday ...
... succumbing to injuries sustained while on a mission in Mali, when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off. This brings ... French Foreign Legion soldier dies from injuries received in Mali IED blast ... A Ukraine-born French legionnaire has died, succumbing to injuries sustained while on a mission in Mali, when an improvised ...
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ICD-10 code S09.312S for Primary blast injury of left ear, sequela is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range ... ICD-10-CM Code for Primary blast injury of left ear, sequela S09.312S ICD-10 code S09.312S for Primary blast injury of left ear ... sequela is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of ...
Tinnitus after Blast Injury; a Prospective Study in Basrah, Iraq, Saif Mohammed Hussain, Haider Kadhem Saeed, Amjed Hayder Ali ... Keywords: Blast injury, Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Basra. Introduction. Blast injuries are characterized by anatomical and ... Blast injuries. The Lancet. 2009;374(9687):405-15.. *Mezri S, Sayhi S, Askri H, Mhamed RB, Akkeri K. Ear blust injury in ... Different stages of injury occur after blast explosion; primary injuries caused by overpressure or shock waves. The ears are ...
Explosions can produce unique patterns of neuromuscular injury. No recent data exists categorizing such injuries. Methods: ... Awareness of such injuries will lead to early identification of nerve trauma and the possibility of reduction in overall ... Results: Most common site of injury was the lower extremities (55%) with majority presenting clinically with foot drop (40%) or ... injuries outside war zones were a rare phenomenon until recently. With the spreading wave of terrorism across the globe, BB ...
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Welcome to the Blast Injury Research Coordinating Office (BIRCO) Brain Health Program page. The BIRCO defines brain health as ... Blast Injury 101:. What is Blast Injury?. Science of Blast. Program Areas. Blast Injuries in Focus. SoS Meetings. Contact Us ... Your current Blast Injury Research Program session has expired. Your next click will take you away from the private area, and ... The BIRCO website is provided as a public service by the Blast Injury Research Coordinating Office. ...
Minor injuries were reported. Florida Power and Light reported that about 16,000 customers in southwest Florida were without ...
Blast Injury: What You Need to Know Program Overview. Blast Injury: What You Need to Know is a course offered in Series 2 of ... Wolf SJ, Lancet. Blast Injuries. 2009;374:405-415 DePalma et al. Blast Injuries. NEJM 2005;352:1335-1342 Bass et al. J Trauma ... Blast injuries: bus versus open-air bombings--a comparative study of injuries in survivors of open-air versus confined-space ... 1. Explain the epidemiology and classification of blast injury 2. Restate blast effects and management 3. Discuss treatments ...
Conventional warfare : ballistic, blast, and burn injuries / specialty editors: Ronald F. Bellamy, Russ Zajtchuk. by Bellamy, ... Mine blast trauma : experience from the war in Afghanistan / E. A. Nechaev ... [et al.] by Nechaev, E. A. ...
Traumatic Brain Injury. Disease/Injury Related Events. History of Disease/Injury Event. ... Common Data Element: Blast direction type General Details. Basic Attributes. Documentation. Classifications. Keywords and ... Traumatic Brain Injury Research. (FITBIR) Informatics System National Institutes of Health. Center for Information Technology. ... The location of The blast related to The location of The participant/subject ...
The Giants remain optimistic that first baseman Brandon Belt, who is dealing with a knee injury, will be ready to play when the ... A historic blast, but SF Giants offense mostly falls flat in latest loss ... Splashdown! First inning blast gives SF Giants 100 splash hits at home park ... Splashdown! First inning blast gives SF Giants 100 splash hits at home park ...
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... even among those who walked away without apparent injuries. ... the evidence on long-term health consequences from blasts, ... The signature injury of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars is blast injury. Numerous US soldiers have returned home with devastating ... Several major patterns of injury resulting from IED explosions have emerged, from injuries caused by the blast wave itself to ... The committee made several recommendations for research on how to prevent and better diagnose blast injuries and how to treat, ...
Blurred front lines: triage and initial management of blast injuries. Study. Abstract. Recent armed conflicts and the expanded ... Blurred front lines: triage and initial management of blast injuries. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2015 Sep;8(3):304-11. ... Traumatic brain injury level captured the severity of TBI after a combat injury event exposure: TBI-AC (altered consciousness ... Open-globe Zone III injuries (81.6%) were the number one cause of blindness, and most injuries were caused by improvised ...
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  • Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injuries: Experience from the Deadliest Double Suicide Bombing Attack in Iraq. (
  • Young adults are more likely to suffer blast injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI) than other age groups. (
  • A study funded by the National Institutes of Health found that biomarkers present in the blood on the day of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can accurately predict a patient’s risk of death or severe disability six months later. (
  • This project aims to develop targted intranasally delivered, magnetically propulsed, and targted nanoparticles for traumatic brain injury (TBI). (
  • More than 400,000 Service members have been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) over the past 20 years ( DVBIC, 2020 ), and that number includes only those who reported their injuries. (
  • These include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and, in certain cases, traumatic brain injury (TBI), growth hormone deficiency, and persistent postconcussive symptoms including headaches. (
  • What is traumatic brain injury (TBI)? (
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a sudden injury that causes damage to the brain. (
  • What causes traumatic brain injury (TBI)? (
  • Who is at risk for traumatic brain injury (TBI)? (
  • What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI)? (
  • How is traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosed? (
  • What are the treatments for traumatic brain injury (TBI)? (
  • The most complex and challenging injury pattern is the emerging frequency of high-energy IED casualties presenting in extremis with traumatic bilateral lower extremity amputations with and without pelvic and perineal blast involvement. (
  • In rat organotypic hippocampal slice cultures (OHSCs), blast-induced traumatic brain injury (bTBI) causes deficits in some electrophysiological measures, like long term potentiation, a neuronal correlate for learning and memory. (
  • There was a statistically significant associations between the degree of tympanic membrane perforation and associated nonotological injuries and with the explosions if occurred in closed space. (
  • Explosions can produce unique patterns of neuromuscular injury. (
  • Acute physical and psychological health outcomes in people who survive blast explosions can be devastating, but the long-term consequences are less clear, particularly for individuals who show no external signs of injury from exposure to blast waves or may not even be aware that they were exposed," Stephen L. Hauser, MD, chair of the Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, said in an IOM statement. (
  • Several major patterns of injury resulting from IED explosions have emerged, from injuries caused by the blast wave itself to those caused by fragments of debris propelled by the explosion to subsequent illnesses from, for example, chemical substances released by a bomb. (
  • How Common Are Civilian Blast Injuries in the National Trauma Databank, and What Are the Most Common Mechanisms and Characteristics of Associated Injuries? (
  • Acute acoustic trauma is a clinical condition with immediate persistent hearing damage indicate injuries to the ear due to blast or impulse noise [ 2 ]. (
  • While blast injury of the ear designates the various effects of explosive forces on the auditory system which might be either Explosive (refers to otological trauma due to the detonation of explosives) or non-explosive blast injury to the ear (otological trauma caused by a blow (pressure) to the ear that seals the external auditory meatus, causing a shock wave to be transmitted along the auditory canal) [ 1 ]. (
  • Awareness of such injuries will lead to early identification of nerve trauma and the possibility of reduction in overall disability if treated appropriately soon after the injury. (
  • Blast Injury: What You Need to Know is a course offered in Series 2 of Trauma University, presented at TCAA's 2018 Annual Conference. (
  • The committee made several recommendations for research on how to prevent and better diagnose blast injuries and how to treat, rehabilitate, and support victims of battlefield trauma in the immediate aftermath and in the long term. (
  • If you have a head injury or other trauma that may have caused a TBI, you need to get medical care as soon as possible. (
  • The magnitude of recent combat blast injuries sustained by forces fighting in Afghanistan has escalated to new levels with more troops surviving higher-energy trauma. (
  • These patients require a coordinated effort of advanced trauma and surgical care from the point of injury through definitive management. (
  • Investigation of the effect of dietary intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on trauma-induced white matter injury with quantitative diffusion MRI in mice. (
  • The application must propose a collaborative research training program that will strengthen the capacity of institutions in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC), defined by the World Bank classification system , to conduct human trauma and injury research. (
  • Harrison CD, Bebarta VS, Grant GA. Tympanic membrane perforation after combat blast exposure in Iraq: a poor biomarker of primary blast injury. (
  • The reduced exposure time during these tasks reduces the risk of ground fall injury. (
  • This article reviews the literature on the vestibular consequences of blast exposure and TBI and concussion. (
  • In addition, the vestibular test findings obtained from 31 veterans with a history of blast exposure and/or mild TBI are presented. (
  • Preliminary data suggest the novel theory that otolith organs are uniquely vulnerable to head injury and blast exposure. (
  • The committee found sufficient evidence of a causal relationship between penetrating eye injuries resulting from exposure to blast and permanent blindness and visual impairment, as well as long-term effects on the genitourinary system, such as hypogonadism, infertility, voiding dysfunction, and erectile dysfunction associated with severe injury. (
  • The association may be related to direct experience of blast or to indirect exposure, such as witnessing the aftermath of a blast or being part of a community affected by a blast," the committee notes in the report. (
  • The committee found some evidence that exposure to blasts can cause long-term hearing damage and muscle or bone impairment. (
  • As the committee evaluated the available evidence on health effects of exposure to blast, it identified a number of gaps in the evidence base. (
  • Ocular exposure to these agents may cause incapacitating injury to the cornea and conjunctiva. (
  • Exposure to nitrogen mustard vapor can cause injury to the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes at low concentrations. (
  • Conventional warfare : ballistic, blast, and burn injuries / specialty editors: Ronald F. Bellamy, Russ Zajtchuk. (
  • In 2006, Congress directed the DOD to establish an Executive Agent (EA) for Medical Research for Prevention, Mitigation, and Treatment of Blast Injuries, and included brain health research responsibilities as part of the EA's mandate ( Public Law 109-163, Section 256 ). (
  • Er S, Tahtabasi M. Thoracoabdominal injuries after a bomb explosion: blast injuries and their clinical effects. (
  • Ashkenazi I, Olsha O, Turegano-Fuéntes F, Alfici R. Tympanic membrane perforation impact on severity of injury and resource use in victims of explosion. (
  • DENVER - Two people sustained minor injuries after an explosion at a townhome complex in suburban Denver, Colorado on Wednesday afternoon local time. (
  • A blast wave generated by an explosion starts with a single pulse of increased air pressure that lasting a few milliseconds. (
  • Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop a piezo-textile that can capture underwater explosion pressure wave patterns to ultimately establish and monitor for injury risk severity. (
  • The epidemiology of firework-related injuries in the United States: 2000-2010. (
  • 10. Non-explosive blast injury of the tympanic membrane in Umuahia, Nigeria. (
  • 20. Does tympanic membrane perforation have a protective effect on the inner ear in blast-injured patients? (
  • Pelvic injury patterns in blast: Morbidity and mortality. (
  • Blast related otological injury constitute the main cause of morbidity as the ear is the most sensitive organ to explosive blast injury. (
  • Spectrum of neuromuscular injuries in victims of bomb blasts" by Dureshahwar Kanwar, Ambreen Iqrar et al. (
  • The treatments for TBI depend on many factors, including the size, severity, and location of the brain injury. (
  • Bomb blast (BB) injuries outside war zones were a rare phenomenon until recently. (
  • Shuker ST. Emergency Treatment of Blast, Shell Fragment and Bullet Injuries to the Central Midface Complex. (
  • Recent events in London have renewed interest in the sort of injuries that result from car bombs. (
  • The Bucks saw their chance to win back-to-back NBA championships crumble when they lost small forward Khris Middleton to a knee injury in the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs. (
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  • In general, a blast wave is characterized by a shock front, characterized by a sudden strong increase of the loading pressure up to the ultimate, from Phillips YY. (
  • When the energy from the blast shock wave is absorbed in the human body, it disrupts the natural state of the body at a basic or even molecular level, which can cause tissue damage not immediately apparent after the blast," the IOM statement notes. (
  • Throughout training and deployment, some military service members are frequently exposed to shock waves due to blasts, and some complain of myriad neurological symptoms. (
  • United States soldiers exposed to blasts while deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan face an increased risk for adverse health outcomes throughout their lifetimes, often not associated with immediate injuries, warns a report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), released today. (
  • Since the United States began combat operations in Afghanistan in October 2001, and then in Iraq in March 2003, more than 6700 US soldiers have been killed and more than 50,500 wounded, with blasts accounting for an estimated 75% of all US military casualties, the report notes. (
  • The signature injury of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars is blast injury. (
  • Filling the data gaps is important for advancing the understanding of how blast affects humans in the short term and the long term," the report states. (
  • A prospective, descriptive study included forty-seven patients who were exposed to blast injuries within two weeks came to otolaryngology unit in Basrah Teaching Hospital complaining from otological symptoms from July 2017 tell January 2019. (
  • An initial evaluation was done in the 1st visit included a detailed history and examination to evaluate the symptoms and assess the associated non-otological injury. (
  • Sufficient evidence also exists for endocrine dysfunction in cases of serve or moderate blast-related TBI and for postconcussive symptoms and persistent headache in mild blast TBI. (
  • The symptoms of TBI depend on the type of injury and how serious the brain damage is. (
  • Severe damage and injuries are rare. (
  • For moderate to severe TBI , the first thing health care providers will do is stabilize you to prevent further injury. (
  • Blast waves propagate in the medium air spherically with strongly decreasing peak pressures by increasing the distance to the detonation source. (
  • The duration, velocity and intensity of the blast wave depends on the type of explosive material and the distance from the point of detonation [ 2 , 3 ]. (
  • The Giants remain optimistic that first baseman Brandon Belt, who is dealing with a knee injury, will be ready to play when the team reports to Oracle Park on April 8 to begin its season against the Marlins, but Belt has yet to participate in a Cactus League game. (
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have discovered that big man Bobby Portis will miss multiple weeks with a right knee injury. (
  • If the Bucks expect to go deep in the postseason and take another run at the title, they'll need Portis to heal his knee injury by the time the playoffs begin. (
  • Electricity can cause two types of burns: electrical burns from direct contact with current and thermal burns from arc flashes and blasts. (
  • With this latest report, the committee focused on health consequences experienced at least 6 months after a blast. (
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  • Hearing loss may also result from the blast. (
  • Research into the pathophysiology of primary blast injury (PBI) continues. (
  • Although animal models suggest that bradycardia and hypotension observed in primary blast injury may be vagally mediated, it would be premature to recommend atropine at this time. (
  • Smith JE, Garner J. Pathophysiology of primary blast injury. (
  • Primary Blast Injuries. (
  • With this design guidance, it will be easier for engineers to implement controlled blasting methods. (
  • From a safety perspective, while scaling ultimately reduces the risks of rock fall injury to the mine workers, the personnel responsible for scaling are at risk for injury when performing this task. (
  • Some workers may not be able to return to their pre-injury job. (
  • No recent data exists categorizing such injuries. (
  • Although the tempo of combat operations has decreased in recent years, brain injuries are still frequently experienced in training and will continue to be a challenge in future conflicts. (
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  • To make available an easy-to-use software tool that includes improved blast damage models that mining engineers can use in developing improved blast designs. (
  • Controlled blasting reduces perimeter damage, and less perimeter damage means lowered risk of ground falls, especially during scaling and installing roof support. (
  • Poor blast designs, poor quality control, or the presence of unknown geologic structures can lead to excessive overbreak and even cause damage to adjacent ground that has already been supported. (
  • The project aim was to provide industry and mine research institutions with detailed information on perimeter-controlled blasting and blast damage models that support perimeter control design. (
  • The software is suitably called DRIFT and allows the user to input blast design parameters and visualize the damage extents in a specific design. (
  • Practical damage limit circles are drawn around each blast hole showing predicted damage extent based on a chosen blast damage model. (
  • There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (
  • US Department of Defense: Blast Injury Research Coordinating Office. (
  • Your current Blast Injury Research Program session has expired. (
  • Broad-spectrum prophylactic antibiotics should be considered for patients with open wounds from blasts. (
  • Medical records and electrodiagnostic findings of 20 patients with BB related neuromuscular injuries (NMI) were reviewed retrospectively. (
  • The release of proinflammatory cytokines induces the expression of the CD11b receptor complex on the PMN surface, leading to adhesion at the site of injury. (
  • Rock blasting techniques in underground metal/nonmetal mines need to be optimized to minimize the extent of loose and/or damaged rock surrounding blasted openings. (
  • Despite the extent and complexity, these are survivable injuries but long-term followup is necessary. (
  • Numerous US soldiers have returned home with devastating blast injuries and they continue to experience many challenges in readjusting to civilian life," the report notes. (
  • 9. Blast injury of the ears: the experience from Yala Hospital, Southern Thailand. (
  • The authors discuss loss of horizontal semicircular canal function and postural instability related to head injury. (
  • This is a closed head injury. (
  • Translationally Relevant Magnetic Resonance Imaging Markers in a Ferret Model of Closed Head Injury. (
  • The purpose of this activity is to provide an overview of blast injuries, effects and treatment. (
  • Dr. Hauser chaired the committee that wrote the report , "Gulf War and Health, Volume 9: Long-Term Effects of Blast Exposures. (
  • A well-blasted drift requires less scaling time and less troublesome ground support installation. (
  • In addition, blast injury to the lungs causes levels of inducible nitric oxygen synthase (iNOS) to increase in the brain, causing brain injury. (
  • Martha Banks gave a workshop on victim services and domestic violence, which was sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Wyoming. (
  • Risk exists at the drift face where the miner is responsible for drilling, blasting, rock scaling, and installing roof support. (