The injuries caused by conducted energy weapons such as stun guns, shock batons, and cattle prods.
Disruption of structural continuity of the body as a result of the discharge of firearms.
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)
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Cambodia" is not a medical term that can be defined in a medical context. It is the name of a country located in Southeast Asia, known officially as the Kingdom of Cambodia. If you have any questions related to health, medicine, or science, I'd be happy to try and help answer those for you.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Small-arms weapons, including handguns, pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, etc.
The nettles plant family of the order Urticales, subclass Hamamelidae, class Magnoliopsida. Many have stinging hairs on stems and leaves. Flowers are small and greenish in leaf axils. The fruit is dry and one-seeded.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
Warfare involving the use of living organisms or their products as disease etiologic agents against people, animals, or plants.
Weapons that are capable of a high order of destruction and/or of being used to destroy large numbers of people. It includes NUCLEAR WEAPONS, and biological, chemical, and radiation weapons.
A weapon that derives its destructive force from nuclear fission and/or fusion.

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A conducted energy weapon (CEW) is a device that uses electrical current to incapacitate individuals, commonly known as a "taser." CEW injuries refer to the physical harm caused by the use of these weapons. The primary injury mechanism is the disruption of the body's electrical system, which can lead to various symptoms such as muscle contractions, pain, and potential cardiac arrest.

CEW injuries can be classified into two categories: direct and indirect. Direct injuries result from the electrical current passing through the body and include burns, puncture wounds (from probes), and nerve damage. Indirect injuries may occur due to falls or other impacts resulting from muscle contractions caused by the CEW and can include fractures, contusions, and concussions.

It is important to note that while CEWs are generally considered non-lethal, they can still pose a risk of serious injury or death, particularly when used on individuals with certain medical conditions or those under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Additionally, there is ongoing debate about the safety and effectiveness of CEWs in law enforcement and other settings.

Gunshot wounds are defined as traumatic injuries caused by the penetration of bullets or other projectiles fired from firearms into the body. The severity and extent of damage depend on various factors such as the type of firearm used, the distance between the muzzle and the victim, the size and shape of the bullet, and its velocity.

Gunshot wounds can be classified into two main categories:

1. Penetrating gunshot wounds: These occur when a bullet enters the body but does not exit, causing damage to the organs, tissues, and blood vessels along its path.

2. Perforating gunshot wounds: These happen when a bullet enters and exits the body, creating an entry and exit wound, causing damage to the structures it traverses.

Based on the mechanism of injury, gunshot wounds can also be categorized into low-velocity (less than 1000 feet per second) and high-velocity (greater than 1000 feet per second) injuries. High-velocity gunshot wounds are more likely to cause extensive tissue damage due to the transfer of kinetic energy from the bullet to the surrounding tissues.

Immediate medical attention is required for individuals with gunshot wounds, as they may experience significant blood loss, infection, and potential long-term complications such as organ dysfunction or disability. Treatment typically involves surgical intervention to control bleeding, remove foreign material, repair damaged structures, and manage infections if present.

Blast injuries are traumas that result from the exposure to blast overpressure waves, typically generated by explosions. These injuries can be categorized into primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary blast injuries.

1. Primary Blast Injuries: These occur due to the direct effect of the blast wave on the body, which can cause barotrauma to organs with air-filled spaces such as the lungs, middle ear, and gastrointestinal tract. This can lead to conditions like pulmonary contusion, traumatic rupture of the eardrums, or bowel perforation.

2. Secondary Blast Injuries: These result from flying debris or objects that become projectiles due to the blast, which can cause penetrating trauma or blunt force injuries.

3. Tertiary Blast Injuries: These occur when individuals are thrown by the blast wind against solid structures or the ground, resulting in blunt force trauma, fractures, and head injuries.

4. Quaternary Blast Injuries: This category includes all other injuries or illnesses that are not classified under primary, secondary, or tertiary blast injuries. These may include burns, crush injuries, inhalation of toxic fumes, or psychological trauma.

It is important to note that blast injuries can be complex and often involve a combination of these categories, requiring comprehensive medical evaluation and management.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "war" is not a medical term. It refers to a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or between political or social groups, usually with large-scale violence and loss of life. If you have any questions related to medicine or health, I would be happy to try to help answer them.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Cambodia" is not a medical term or concept. It is the name of a country located in Southeast Asia, bordered by Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and the Gulf of Thailand. The capital city of Cambodia is Phnom Penh.

If you have any questions related to healthcare, medical conditions, treatments, or other health-related topics, I would be happy to help you with those!

An encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work containing articles on various topics, usually arranged in alphabetical order. In the context of medicine, a medical encyclopedia is a collection of articles that provide information about a wide range of medical topics, including diseases and conditions, treatments, tests, procedures, and anatomy and physiology. Medical encyclopedias may be published in print or electronic formats and are often used as a starting point for researching medical topics. They can provide reliable and accurate information on medical subjects, making them useful resources for healthcare professionals, students, and patients alike. Some well-known examples of medical encyclopedias include the Merck Manual and the Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

Firearms are not a medical condition or disease, so they do not have a medical definition. However, I can provide you with a general definition:

A firearm is a portable gun, being a weapon consisting of a tube or barrel from which shots, shells, or bullets are discharged by the action of gunpowder or other explosive. Firearms may be manual, semi-automatic, or automatic in their operation and can vary in size, shape, and capacity. They are used for various purposes, including hunting, sport shooting, self-defense, and law enforcement. It is important to note that the possession, use, and regulation of firearms are subject to laws and regulations that vary by country and jurisdiction.

I believe there might be some confusion in your question. "Urticaceae" is not a medical term, but a taxonomic category in botany. It refers to the nettle family of flowering plants, which includes around 980 species across 52 genera. Some members of this family, such as stinging nettles (Urtica dioica), can cause skin irritation and rashes, but "Urticaceae" itself is not a medical term or condition.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Military Personnel" is not a medical term. It refers to individuals who serve in the military forces of a country, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Medical terms typically refer to specific conditions, diagnoses, treatments, or anatomical features related to healthcare. If you have any questions about medical terminology or concepts, I would be happy to help clarify!

Biological warfare, also known as germ warfare, is the use of biological agents or toxins with the intent to cause disease or death in humans, animals, or plants. These agents can be spread through the air, water, or food and can include bacteria, viruses, fungi, or toxic substances produced by living organisms. The purpose of using these agents is typically to cause widespread illness, fear, and disruption. Biological warfare is considered a weapon of mass destruction and is illegal under international law.

Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) is a term used in policy, military, and political discussions to describe weapons that can cause widespread destruction and loss of life. In a strict medical sense, there isn't a specific definition for WMDs. However, from a public health and emergency response perspective, WMDs typically include nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological weapons.

1. Nuclear Weapons: These are explosive devices that derive their destructive power from the release of energy due to nuclear fission or a combination of fission and fusion reactions. The blast wave, heat, and radiation generated by a nuclear explosion can cause significant loss of life, property damage, and environmental contamination.

2. Chemical Weapons: These are weapons that use toxic chemicals to cause harm or death. They include substances such as nerve agents (e.g., sarin, VX), blister agents (e.g., mustard gas), choking agents (e.g., phosgene), and blood agents (e.g., hydrogen cyanide). Exposure to these chemicals can lead to a range of symptoms, from mild irritation to severe organ damage and death, depending on the type and amount of chemical, route of exposure, and duration of exposure.

3. Biological Weapons: These are weapons that use microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi) or their toxic products (toxins) to cause disease and death in humans, animals, or plants. Examples of biological agents include anthrax, smallpox, botulinum toxin, and the causative agent of plague. Biological weapons can be difficult to contain and control once released due to their ability to spread through the air, water, or contaminated surfaces.

4. Radiological Weapons: These are weapons that use radioactive materials to cause harm. A radiological dispersal device (RDD), also known as a "dirty bomb," combines conventional explosives with radioactive material. When detonated, the explosion spreads radioactive material over a wide area, contaminating surfaces and potentially causing radiation exposure to people in the vicinity.

The medical community plays a critical role in preparing for and responding to WMD incidents, including developing treatment guidelines, training healthcare professionals, and conducting research on medical countermeasures (e.g., vaccines, therapeutics) to protect against these threats.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "nuclear weapons" is not a medical term. It falls under the field of nuclear physics and military technology. However, I can provide a general definition:

Nuclear weapons are explosive devices that derive their destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (splitting of heavy atomic nuclei like uranium or plutonium) or fusion (combining of light atomic nuclei like hydrogen). These reactions release enormous amounts of energy in the form of heat, light, and radiation. The explosion from a nuclear weapon can cause widespread destruction and loss of life due to the blast wave, thermal radiation, and ionizing radiation.

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  • Kate is a retired researcher and technical writer living in British Columbia, and she is compiling a database of media reported deaths and injuries subsequent to tasering. (blogspot.com)
  • NIOSH is the federal institute that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths. (cdc.gov)
  • This manual, which gives a framework for community action, is but one part of an increased effort by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce the number of injuries and deaths produced by violence. (cdc.gov)
  • Violence and violence-related injuries and deaths are particularly common among young people, and have escalated in recent years. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, in the United States, most deaths among youth and young adults result from motor-vehicle injuries, other unintentional injuries, homicide, and suicide (1). (cdc.gov)
  • The additional members will support the work of the Board, reviewing the program's ability to accurately estimate a worker's past exposure to radiation, in particular energy employees who claim to have developed cancer as a result of their work environment. (cdc.gov)
  • The explosion results in the release of ionizing radiation, which can cause immediate injuries and long-term health effects to exposed individuals. (knowledgeworld.blog)
  • Much of our understanding comes from early animal studies but has been supported by studies of human exposure to medical radiation, radiation accidents and nuclear weapons. (bvsalud.org)
  • PURPOSE: Preparedness for medical responses to major radiation accidents and the increasing threat of nuclear warfare worldwide necessitates an understanding of the complexity of combined radiation injury (CI) and identifying drugs to treat CI is inevitably critical. (bvsalud.org)
  • Their activities included health surveillance of worker and evacuee injuries and illness, radiation safety, building ventilation, direct measurements of indoor air indicators of comfort, and the institutionalization of infection control measures, to name just a few. (cdc.gov)
  • Gunshot wounds result from the transmission of kinetic energy from the bullet to the tissue with which it collides, with greater projectile speed leading to greater damage 1-3 . (bvsalud.org)
  • Clinically, patients having suffered gunshot injuries may exhibit signs of shock, neurological impairment, rapidly expanding hematoma and obstruction of the airways. (bvsalud.org)
  • Gunshot wounds are getting deadlier as weapons and ammunition get stronger, but there is new technology helping surgeons save these victims. (cinfotech.net)
  • NIOSH has conducted surveillance and published statistics to guide policy and target prevention efforts. (cdc.gov)
  • More than 20,000 people die from homicide every year and more than 2,000,000 people suffer injuries received in violent conflicts. (cdc.gov)
  • National guards or policing forces charged with quelling riots were able to use only batons or similar club-like weapons, or bayonet or sword charges, or fire live ammunition at crowds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Murder, sexual assault, child abuse, injuries from fighting, riots at sporting or entertainment events, and other violent occurrences directly affect many Americans. (cdc.gov)
  • Knowledge on factors such as impact velocity, release rate of kinetic energy, retardant effect, bullet design, bullet mass, type of weapon and ballistic coefficient is essential to proper treatment 6,9 . (bvsalud.org)
  • Ukraine's nuclear energy agency, Energoatom, blamed "actions of the invaders. (gvwire.com)
  • The destructive force of an atomic bomb is derived from the release of nuclear energy through the process of nuclear fission. (knowledgeworld.blog)
  • The Nuclear Energy Dilemma: Climate Savior Or Existential Threat? (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • Others argue that the dangers of nuclear energy-including meltdowns (a credible threat at Zaporizhzhia, a nuclear power plant in Ukraine-Europe's largest-following its capture by Russian forces in 2022) and the lack of safe disposal of nuclear waste-are simply too grave. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • Still, others say there is no longer any time left to bring nuclear energy to scale to combat the climate threat effectively. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • The debate over whether we need nuclear power is very polarized," saysM.V. Ramana from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, who specializes in nuclear energy risk. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • The World Nuclear Association is one of the foremost proponents of nuclear energy, supporting the global nuclear industry. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • Based in London, the group argues that nuclear energy is an efficient, effective, and safe solution to the climate crisis. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • According to scenarios from the World Nuclear Association and the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (both nuclear lobby organizations), doubling the capacity of nuclear power worldwide in 2050 would only decrease greenhouse gas emissions by around 4 percent. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • Common causes of thoracic spinal fractures include falling from a height, motor vehicle accidents, violent weather, military and civilian blast injury, and penetrating trauma. (medscape.com)
  • The term "bomb" refers to an explosive device designed to release a sudden and violent burst of energy, often with the purpose of causing destruction, damage, or harm. (knowledgeworld.blog)
  • After aortic rupture, severe thoracic spinal cord injuries represent the most serious long-term morbidities resulting from thoracic trauma. (medscape.com)
  • However, with stronger weapons come more severe injuries. (cinfotech.net)
  • or where a shock weapon was used by a criminal during commission of a lethal crime. (blogspot.com)
  • Non-lethal weapons, also called nonlethal weapons, less-lethal weapons, less-than-lethal weapons, non-deadly weapons, compliance weapons, or pain-inducing weapons are weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons such as knives and firearms with live ammunition. (wikipedia.org)
  • As explained earlier, a nuclear bomb uses nuclear reactions (either fission or fusion) to release an immense amount of energy. (knowledgeworld.blog)
  • When the atomic bomb is detonated, the fissile material rapidly undergoes fission, releasing an immense amount of energy in the form of a powerful explosion. (knowledgeworld.blog)
  • A chemical bomb is designed to disperse harmful chemical substances, such as nerve agents or mustard gas, into the environment, causing injury or death to humans and animals. (knowledgeworld.blog)
  • Recognizing the need to limit the escalation of force, research and development of a range of non-lethal weapons has since been undertaken internationally by governments and weapons manufacturers to fill the need for such weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of accidental injuries, mainly road traffic injuries continued to rise. (who.int)
  • The goals of diagnostic imaging in patients who have sustained thoracic spinal trauma are to correctly identify spinal fractures, to identify associated injuries to structures that are related to the thoracic spine, to identify injuries to the spinal cord and nerve roots, to aid in surgical planning, and to judge the stability of postoperative fixation. (medscape.com)
  • Two industrial hygienists from this group conducted visual assessments to identify worker exposures at a variety of work sites and provided the Army Corps of Engineers with recommendations to reduce their potential exposures while working to repair the levees. (cdc.gov)
  • It is often understood that unintended or incidental casualties are risked wherever force is applied, but non-lethal weapons try to minimise the risk of casualties (e.g. serious/permanent injuries or death) as much as possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under Florida law, an agritourism operator is not liable for injury or death of, or damage or loss to, a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if such injury, death, damage, or loss results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity. (nightsofshimmeringlights.com)
  • Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury, death, damage, or loss. (nightsofshimmeringlights.com)
  • Over 20 years ago, The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA or the Act), as Amended , established a compensation program for the civilian men and women who, over the previous 50 years, had performed duties uniquely related to the nuclear weapons production and testing of the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies. (cdc.gov)
  • In 2001, the United States Marine Corps revealed its development of a less-than-lethal energy weapon called the Active Denial System, a focused high frequency microwave device said to be capable of heating all living matter in the target area rapidly and continuously for the duration of the beam, causing transient intolerable pain but no lasting damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therapeutic conduct regarding facial damage is based on the analysis of the projectile and the treatment of bone factures. (bvsalud.org)
  • In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Non-lethality Policy Review Group at U.S. Global Strategy Council in Washington and other independent think tanks around the world called for a concerted effort to develop weapons that were more life-conserving, environmentally friendly, and fiscally responsible than weapons available at that time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ces armes ont des effets physiologiques certains chez des volontaires normaux, en particulier lorsqu'ils sont associés à un effort. (who.int)
  • We went to war under a false & now disproven premise, WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. (astutenews.com)
  • Trump acknowledges that Washington launched the 2003 invasion of Iraq on the "false premise" of "weapons of mass destruction. (astutenews.com)
  • Similar weapons, tactics, techniques and procedures are employed by police forces domestically in riot control, prisoner control, crowd control, refugee control, and self-defense, where the terminology of "less-than-lethal" is often used. (wikipedia.org)
  • The comments from the leftist politician come just one day after German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said that Berlin is in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment to Syria if Syrian government forces "used chemical weapons" against the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib. (candobetter.net)
  • But these units are all direct attack forces, and are not necessarily trained to conduct large-scale, sustained manhunts. (miltechmag.com)
  • Non-lethal weapons may also be used to channelize a battlefield, control the movement of civilian populations, or to limit civilian access to restricted areas (as they were utilized by the USMC's 1st Marine Expeditionary Force in Somalia in 1995). (wikipedia.org)
  • Some non-lethal weapons may provide more effective riot control than firearms, truncheons or bayonets with less risk of loss of life or serious injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until the development of non-lethal weapons, police officers around the world had few if any non-lethal options for riot control. (wikipedia.org)
  • The real basis for the war was the long-held predatory conception that by militarily conquering Iraq Washington could seize control of the vast energy resources of the Middle East-giving it a stranglehold over the oil lifeline to its principal rivals in Asia and Europe-and thereby offset the decline of US imperialism's global hegemony. (astutenews.com)
  • The Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention (CCEHIP) presented an update on the goals management process. (cdc.gov)
  • Less common injury patterns may be related to sports injuries. (medscape.com)
  • Before the general availability of early military non-lethal weapons in the mid 1990s, war-fighters had few or no casualty-limiting options for the employment of scalable force and were continually at risk whenever lethal force was prohibited during sensitive missions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another Russian military expert, Alexei Leonkov, noted that training on complex modern weapons normally takes three years. (gvwire.com)
  • Using ice storage technology from CALMAC, a global leader in energy storage, JC Penney has been cooling off efficiently for a quarter century. (cinfotech.net)
  • Non-lethal weapons are used in policing and combat situations to limit the escalation of conflict where employment of lethal force is prohibited or undesirable, where rules of engagement require minimum casualties, or where policy restricts the use of conventional force. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each resident has the right to be an individual in a manner that does not interfere with the primary rights of others or school policy, including the WWU Student Handbook, Code of Conduct, and Residential Life Agreement. (wallawalla.edu)
  • Multidetector CT scans with intravenous contrast enhancement are indicated in most patients to exclude intrathoracic vascular injury. (medscape.com)
  • Many patients who present with thoracic injury have a pulmonary, rib, or vascular injury. (medscape.com)
  • The skin temperature of a person subjected to this weapon can jump to approximately 130 °F (54 °C) in as little as 2 seconds depending on the skin's starting temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of November 2023, nuclear power provides the world with approximately 10 percent of its energy needs. (atlanticsolo.co.uk)
  • Semiconductor chips form the core of all modern systems from automobiles to airplanes to smartphones, computers, home appliances, toys, telecommunications and advanced weapons systems. (riazhaq.com)
  • Non-lethal weapons may be used by conventional military in a range of missions across the force continuum. (wikipedia.org)
  • These weapons have definite physiological effects in normal volunteers, especially when accompanied by exertion. (who.int)
  • The suggested activities are designed to draw upon and empower the creative energies of local communities. (cdc.gov)