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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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Fluid-filled organs, such as the eyes, are particularly susceptible to primary blast injury.
Tertiary blast injury occurs when a victim is thrown against the ground or an object.
Money raised will go to the Legion's centre for blast injury studies.
Coverage includes the major categories of death, including: gunshot wounds, blunt trauma, blast injury, thermal injury, drowning, natural deaths, sharp force injury, suicide, and a few less common causes such as asphyxiation and electrocution.
Primary blast injury is caused by the blast wave itself, and the sudden pressure changes can cause sheafing, turbulence, and cavitation within and around the eye.
Written by radiologists and surgeons from the UK and US, chapters are organized by body system and include many images and illustrations, as well as chapters on pediatric trauma, pregnancy, ballistics and blast injury, and major incidents and mass casualty.
One has had a blast injury, an injury to the chest, bleeding from the chest.
1,2) Middle ear injuries caused by lightning appear to be a form of blast injury, although there may also be a thermal component.
Colonel Steve Jones, the chief US military surgeon in Iraq, said: "There was extensive blast injury to the lungs, with bruising and disruption of the lung tissue.
While this type of injury and the resultant cognitive dysfunction have been described in rat studies, the clinical characteristics of blast injury in humans are not well described in the literature.
org) , a Los Angeles-based non profit organization at the forefront of treatment options for veterans and active duty soldiers dealing with the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), today reminded veterans that the organization is providing free Neurofeedback training for the rehabilitation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and issues of brain performance resulting from traumatic brain injury, blast injury, concussion, whiplash, and chemical exposure.
It is a state-of-the-art resource guide for medical teams - from paramedics to hospital personnel to rehabilitation team members - caring for those who have sustained TBI, facial/orbital injury or spine trauma as a result of a blast injury.