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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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Recovery rate and prognosis in older persons who develop acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Initial severity of metabolic acidosis predicts the development of acute lung injury in severely traumatized patients.
Putensen C, Theuerkauf N, Zinserling J, Wrigge H, Pelosi E Meta-analysis: ventilation strategies and outcomes of the acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury.
For example, the combined effects of chronic alcohol and HIV-1-related proteins on glutathione pools within the alveolar space may well increase the risks of acute lung injury and emphysema, both of which are characterized by damage to the alveolar epithelium.
The macroscopic impression was that of severe acute lung injury (which during life the Murray score had shown that it indeed was).
Acute lung injury complicating imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
Washing red blood cells also clears away many immune globulins, which are proteins that cause a lung problem called transfusion-related acute lung injury.
Some cases have been been associated with hypercytokinemia by TNF-alpha, IL-1-beta, and interferon (IFN-gamma), resulting in severe hemodynamic collapse and acute lung injury (3).
Adverse events such as transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI), graft-vs-host disease, hemolytic or allergic reactions, bacterial contamination and many others are the subjects in the spotlight for Transfusion Reactions.
The primary objectives of the first phase of the research conducted under the award included establishing appropriate conditions for both the acute and long-term studies of aerosolized KL4 surfactant in an animal model, and initiating studies to confirm that aerosolized KL4 surfactant would reduce acute lung injury associated with radiation exposure.
D, professor and vice chair for research, Department of Medicine, and director of the Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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