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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
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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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In a new study, researchers said that parachute use compared with a backpack control does not reduce death or major traumatic injury when used by participants jumping from aircraft.
[USA], Nov 12 ( ANI ): Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls - could increase the risk of mental health diagnoses and even suicide.
Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death and disability among children and members of the military and also has a significant impact on the elderly.
"The man has broken his leg and it looks like quite a traumatic injury."
This was dissimilar to our study, because Tulipan et al [2] excluded traumatic injury patients from their study.
It was seen that 65% of the sample had calculus present, which could be a consequence of malalignment of the tooth after the traumatic injury.11,12 The students were explained proper brushing technique so as to decrease further deposition of plaque and calculus.
Burden (10) observed increased overjet and lip incompetence as risk factors in relation to traumatic injury. Borzabadi-Farahani et al.(12) reported that, in children with OJ>3.5 mm, the odds of MIT had increased significantly (OR=2.83) compared to children who have normal overjet (OJ[less than or equal to]3.5 mm).
Acromioclavicular dislocation (AC dislocation) is a common traumatic injury of the shoulder.
When it comes to traumatic injury, while pigs may be of a similar size to people, the animal response to pain and injury is notably different to humans and these large models are incredibly severe, distressing and upsetting.
32 (80%) of the patients suffered a traumatic injury and 8 (20%) suffered non traumatic injury.
iTraumaCare is addressing unmet needs in the field of emergency medicine by developing, manufacturing, and commercialising solutions to treat common causes of preventable death in traumatic injury scenarios.