*  Spinal cord injury
... such as gunshot or knife wounds) or fractured vertebrae or tumors are common. On the ipsilateral side of the injury (same side ... this can coexist with or cause injury to the spinal cord, but each injury can occur without the other. Spinal cord injury ... Injuries can be cervical 1-8 (C1-C8), thoracic 1-12 (T1-T12), lumbar 1-5 (L1-L5), or sacral (S1-S5). A person's level of injury ... Most of these injuries occur in men under 30 years of age. The average age at the time of injury has slowly increased from ...
*  Wound licking
... is an instinctive response in humans and many other animals to lick an injury. Dogs, cats, small rodents and ... Wound licking is also important in other animals. Removal of the salivary glands of mice and rats slows wound healing, and ... Szpaderska AM, Zuckerman JD, DiPietro LA (August 2003). "Differential Injury Responses in Oral Mucosal and Cutaneous Wounds" ( ... As with the licking of wounds by people, wound licking by animals carries a risk of infection. Allowing pet cats to lick open ...
*  Chronic wound
Ischemia results from the dysfunction and, combined with reperfusion injury, causes the tissue damage that leads to the wounds ... Chronic wounds seem to be detained in one or more of the phases of wound healing. For example, chronic wounds often remain in ... Chronic wounds take a long time to heal and patients can suffer from chronic wounds for many years. Chronic wound healing may ... Neutrophils remain in chronic wounds for longer than they do in acute wounds, and contribute to the fact that chronic wounds ...
*  Abdominal trauma
In penetrating injuries, an evisceration (protrusion of internal organs out of a wound) may be present. Injuries associated ... Gunshot wounds, which are higher energy than stab wounds, are usually more damaging than the latter. Gunshot wounds that ... Seat belts reduce the incidence of injuries such as head injury and chest injury, but present a threat to such abdominal organs ... Depending on the injuries, a patient may or may not need intensive care. If abdominal injury is not diagnosed promptly, a worse ...
*  Liver injury
Typically hepatic injuries resulting from stab wounds cause little damage unless a vital part of the liver is injured such as ... Given its anterior position in the abdominal cavity and its large size, it is prone to gun shot wounds and stab wounds. Its ... Liver injuries constitute 5% of all traumas, making it the most common abdominal injury. Generally nonoperative management and ... In the 1880s a severe liver injury would in most cases prove fatal in the first 24 hours after sustaining the injury. Before ...
*  Thermal burn
According to Jackson's thermal wound theory, there are three zones of major burn injury. Zone of coagulation is the area that ... Thermal burns are one of the most common mode of early childhood injury. In the United States, burns are the third most common ... "Acute Thermal Burn Injury". Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Retrieved 26 October 2014. Phillip L Rice, Jr.; Dennis P ... Injury at this area is irreversible (coagulative necrosis & gangrene) Zone of stasis surrounds the coagulation area, where ...
*  Reperfusion injury
... ischemia and reperfusion injury also are thought to be a factor leading to the formation and failure to heal of chronic wounds ... Reperfusion injury or reperfusion insult, sometimes called ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) or reoxygenation injury, is the ... or what is termed reperfusion injuries. In fact an individual suffering from an ischemic insult continues suffering injuries ... Reperfusion injury plays a part in the brain's ischemic cascade, which is involved in stroke and brain trauma. Similar failure ...
*  Wound
A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where ... Contaminated wound - usually resulting from accidental injury; there are pathogenic organisms and foreign bodies in the wound. ... An open wound (an avulsion) A laceration to the leg An infected puncture wound to the bottom of the forefoot. A puncture wound ... Open wounds can be classified according to the object that caused the wound: Incisions or incised wounds - caused by a clean, ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries
... spinal cord injuries, sprains, wound infections and related conditions. ... athletic injuries, back, dislocation, burns, contusions, frostbite, heat stroke, motion sickness, shock, ... "Health ... Wounds and Injuries" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - Yandex - ... Injury Clinic Resources on sports related injuries. Includes explanations, detailed graphics and treatment considerations. From ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Sunburn
Sunburn is an inflammation of the skin that develops in response to exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or from tanning beds and booths that emit UV radiation. Sunburn is manifested by reddened, painful skin that may develop blisters.
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Hypothermia
Spinal Cord Injury and Hypothermia Because of spinal cord injury, the temperature of the body has an increased tendency to ... Outdoor Action Guide to Hypothermia and Cold Weather Injuries Traveling in cold weather conditions can be life threatening. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Ulcers
Arterial and venous wounds differ from each other and require different approaches. These sites address one or both types of ... Circulatory diseases, both arterial and venous, frequently lead to wounds. Arterial and venous wounds differ from each other ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Burns
A burn is a type of injury to the skin caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, or radiation. ... A burn is a type of injury to the skin caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, or radiation. First-degree burns are usually ... International Society for Burn Injuries The Society was founded to 'disseminate knowledge and stimulate prevention in the field ... Provides information on these injuries with details of symptoms, treatment, complications and recovery. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Fractures
Breach in continuity of a bone. Types of fractures include simple, compound, comminuted, greenstick, incomplete, impacted, longitudinal, oblique, stress or transverse.
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Ulcers: Venous
Please Be Aware: Many of these pages will have graphics, detailed pictures of wounds. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Altitude Sickness
Information about high altitude illness and physiology, and the home of the International HAPE Database - a registry of sufferers of high altitude pulmonary edema. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Burns: Burn Care
Includes the treatment of electrical and chemical burns and how to determine the degree or severity of the injury. ... Find an introduction to donor site selection, wound preparation, graft survival, and biologic skin substitutes. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings
Bites by animals and humans as well as insect stings and how to treat them.
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Snakes
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Snakes 5 ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Mammals
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Mammals 6 ... Provides information on these injuries, their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention. ... Nonfatal Dog Bite-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments - United States, 2001 ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Arthropods
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Arthropods 29 ... Provides information on these puncture wounds caused by insects, their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Arthropods: Scorpions
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Arthropods Scorpions 3 ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Aquatic Organisms
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Aquatic Organisms 4 ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Arthropods: Spiders
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Arthropods Spiders 11 ...
*  SS Rob Roy
... had originally enlisted in the Confederate Army as a sergeant before being wounded at the Second Battle of Corinth, and ... discharged due to his injuries. Hiring out a schooner, commissioned as Rob Roy, Williams would bring desperately needed ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Wounds and Injuries: Bites and Stings: Arthropods: Ticks and Mites
Health Conditions and Diseases Wounds and Injuries Bites and Stings Arthropods Ticks and Mites 0 ...