*  Liver injury
Given its anterior position in the abdominal cavity and its large size, it is prone to gun shot wounds and stab wounds. Its ... This can occur through either a blunt force such as a car accident, or a penetrating foreign object such as a knife. Liver ... Typically hepatic injuries resulting from stab wounds cause little damage unless a vital part of the liver is injured such as ... Temporary control of the hemorrhage can be accomplished through direct manual pressure to the wound site. In these severe cases ...
*  Richard Edwin Fox
She had been stabbed six times in the back; three stab wounds penetrated her lungs. Her right wrist had a deep defensive wound ... The autopsy revealed that Keckler had died as a result of asphyxia from ligature strangulation and multiple stab wounds. ...
*  Knife attack on Kevin Lau
One of the chest wounds penetrated his lung. A University of Hong Kong academic who has studied crime believes the attack was ... Lau suffered stab wounds to his back and legs. He was rushed to hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery. The police and ... An assailant armed with a meat cleaver hacked at Lau as soon as Lau got out of his car, leading to three knife wounds. The ... "Thousands in Hong Kong Support Wounded Editor". The New York Times Steger, Isabella (2 March 2014). "Thousands Take to the ...
*  Myrrh
When a tree's wound penetrates through the bark and into the sapwood, the tree bleeds a resin. Myrrh gum, like frankincense, is ... When people harvest myrrh, they wound the trees repeatedly to bleed them of the gum. Myrrh gum is waxy and coagulates quickly. ... The oleo gum resins of a number of other Commiphora species are also used as perfumes, medicines (such as aromatic wound ... A compound tincture, or horse tincture, using myrrh is used in veterinary practice for healing wounds. Myrrh gum is commonly ...
*  Henry Gray (Scottish surgeon)
Gray published work on penetrating wounds of the knee joint. He was an authority on infected gunshot wounds. He was experienced ... Wound excision saved limbs and lives by reducing the incidence of major wound infections, including gas gangrene. Gray was also ... Gray, H.M.W., Treatment of Gunshot wounds of the knee Joint. British Medical Journal; 1915; 2: pp. 41-43. Gray, H.M.W., Gunshot ... Gray, H.M.W., Gunshot Wounds of the Head. British Medical Journal 1916; 1: pp. 261-265. Gray, H.M.W., Early Treatment of ...
*  R v Blaue
When she declined his advances, he stabbed her four times; the wound penetrated her lung which necessitated both a blood ...
*  Cody Legebokoff
Maas died of blunt-force trauma to the head and penetrating wounds. She had a hole in her shoulder blade, a broken jaw and ...
*  Rogers v. Tennessee
One of the stab wounds penetrated Bowdery's heart, and during surgery to repair the wound, Bowdery went into cardiac arrest. ... The medical examiner ruled the cause of death as cerebral hypoxia "secondary to a stab wound to the heart." Rogers was ...
*  Murder of Tom ap Rhys Pryce
Some time during this Pryce was stabbed twice in the chest and once in the hip, the wounds penetrating vital organs including ... The pair were members of a violent gang calling itself the KG Tribe, taking part in the unlawful wounding of two commuters in ...
*  Damage control surgery
Surgeons can also apply manual pressure, perform hepatic packing, or even plugging penetrating wounds. Certain situations might ... Permissive hypotension is not a new concept, and had been described in penetrating thoracic trauma patients during World War I ... 1.5, base deficit >=6, heart rate >= 120 bpm, presence of penetrating trauma, and positive Focused Abdominal Sonography Trauma ... September 1993). "'Damage control': an approach for improved survival in exsanguinating penetrating abdominal injury". The ...
*  Tetanus
Spores can be introduced into the body through a puncture wound (penetrating trauma). Due to C. tetani being an anaerobic ... The wound should be cleaned and any dead tissue should be removed. In those who are infected tetanus immune globulin or, if it ... The booster may not prevent a potentially fatal case of tetanus from the current wound, however, as it can take up to two weeks ... The bacteria generally enter through a break in the skin such as a cut or puncture wound by a contaminated object. They produce ...
*  Varmint rifle
... and energy release of disintegration kills small animals more quickly than a penetrating wound. Rifles firing .22 caliber ...
*  War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003-2007
It has 83 case descriptions, focusing on new methods of treating blast trauma and penetrating wounds. The book includes graphic ... "It was just a matter of getting around the nitwits." [1] McNeil, Donald G, Jr, "To Heal the Wounded," The New York Times, ... 2] [3] McNeill, "To Heal The Wounded" Book information at Government Printing Office website. ... and high-velocity penetrating injuries) unique to the modern battlefield. Due to Defense Department proscriptions against the ...
*  Aeromonas
They are associated with penetrating wounds or abrasions that place the wound in contact with fresh water or soil. Aeromonas ... Wound infections are the second-most common type of human infection associated with Aeromonas. ... Gastroenteritis typically occurs after the ingestion of contaminated water or food, whereas wound infections result from ... Two major diseases associated with Aeromonas are gastroenteritis and wound infections, with or without bacteremia. ...
*  Haptotaxis
"Role of Thrombospondin-1 in Repair of Penetrating Corneal Wounds". Invest Ophthalmology. 54: 7. doi:10.1167/iovs.13-11710. ... Keratocytes surrounding the wounded area proliferate and become fibroblasts that migrate to fill the wounded area. This creates ... This application can also be used in wound healing, where increased numbers of fibroblasts and keratinocytes aid in wound re- ... Haptotaxis plays a major role in the efficient healing of wounds. For example, when corneal integrity is compromised, ...
*  John Cruickshank
Cruickshank was hit in seventy-two places, with two serious wounds to his lungs and ten penetrating wounds to his lower limbs. ... Flying Officer Cruickshank was struck in seventy-two places, receiving two serious wounds in the lungs and ten - penetrating ... Only then would he consent to receive medical aid and have his wounds attended to. He refused morphia in case it might prevent ... By pressing home the second attack in his gravely wounded condition and continuing his exertions on the return journey with his ...
*  Lincoln Hospital (Bronx)
"The Importance of Prompt Transport in Salvage of Patients with Penetrating Heart Wounds". Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & ... Other studies have improved the diagnosis and management of gunshot wounds, rectal and genitourinary injuries, as well as " ... 1981) reported the value of immediate emergency room thoracotomy in a patient group of fatally penetrating trauma. ... Franko, Edward R.; Ivatury, Rao R.; Schwalb, David M. (1993). "Combined Penetrating Rectal and Genitourinary Injuries: A ...
*  William Dwane Bell
Bell was admitted to Auckland Hospital where he was treated for a puncture wound penetrating through his left eyelid resulting ...
*  Blast wave
Debris and sometimes even people can get swept up into a blast wave, causing more injuries such as penetrating wounds, ... However, as soldiers are better protected from penetrating injury and surviving previously lethal exposures, limb injuries, eye ...
*  Vasos Mavrovouniotis
... including a penetrating wound in his chest. A dagger belonging to Mavrovouniotis is displayed at the National Museum of Athens ...
*  Oxybelis fulgidus
The vine snake has two larger upper teeth at the back of its mouth; these teeth permit the toxic saliva to penetrate the wounds ...
*  Emergency bleeding control
In the event of bleeding caused by an external source (trauma, penetrating wound), the patient is usually inclined to the ... Tissue is rarely missing from the wound site, and the margins of the wound may be easily matched from one side of the wound to ... The type of wound (incision, laceration, puncture, etc.) has a major effect on the way a wound is managed, as does the area of ... A stab wound from a knife or other sharp object, or a bullet wound, are examples of this type of injury. Medical professionals ...
*  Kukri
The design enables the user to inflict deep wounds and to penetrate bone.[citation needed] While most famed from use in the ... He was reported to have killed three of the bandits, wounded eight more and forced the rest of the band to flee. A ... one spins a grinding wheel forwards and backwards by means of a rope wound several times around an axle while the sharpener ...
*  Self-experimentation in medicine
Senn was a pioneer of using this technique to determine if the bullet in gunshot wounds had penetrated the intestinal tract. In ... an infallible test in the diagnosis of visceral injury of the gastro-intestinal canal in penetrating wounds of the abdomen", ... experiments on gunshot wounds to dogs, Senn verified that the gas escaping from the wound was hydrogen by setting light to it. ...
*  William Smith (murderer)
Of these wounds, one penetrated her right lung, two penetrated the liver, and two penetrated the heart. The coroner concluded ... that although five of the wounds could ultimately have been fatal, the immediate cause of death was the two heart wounds, one ... During the autopsy the coroner located ten stab wounds in her neck and chest. ...
*  Battle of Sio
Two Australians were wounded. The next day another 61 Japanese were killed and 9 captured, this time without any Australian ... Since these abandoned gardens were right in the front line or inside the enemy's positions, the troops penetrated the enemy ... Two Australians were killed and two wounded by their own comrades. On 22 January a native reported seeing seven Japanese in the ... The 20th Infantry Brigade had lost 3 killed and 13 wounded, but 958 had been evacuated sick, mostly with malaria, and an ...
*  Octenidine dihydrochloride
... aseptic necrosis and chronic inflammation in penetrating hand wounds. EC no. 274-861-8, ECHA Al-Doori Z, Goroncy-Bermes P, ... Octenidine is absorbed neither through the skin, nor through mucous membranes, nor via wounds and does not pass the placental ... Wound irrigation with octenidine has caused severe complications in dogs, ...