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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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Early complications of high-dose methylprednisolone in acute spinal cord injury patients.
Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging correlation in acute spinal cord injury.
The Torg-Pavlov ratio for the prediction of acute spinal cord injury after a minor trauma to the cervical spine.
A total of 276 spinal cord injury patients diagnosed with NAUTI were included; 159 of them were chronic spinal cord injury patients, and 117 of them were acute spinal cord injury patients.
13] in an open-labeled multicenter prospective non-randomized controlled clinical trial treated 41 patients with acute spinal cord injury (SCI).
Methyl prednisolone sodium succinate (MPSS) presently remains the drug of choice in people with acute spinal cord injury due to its neuroprotective effects against the physiological cascade associated with the secondary spinal injury events (Bracken, 2001).
5% incidence of gastrointestinal bleeding in acute spinal cord injury patients (6).
They discuss the underlying basic science and cerebrovascular physiology of the critically ill neurological patient, hypertensive emergency, airway management, traumatic brain injury and intracranial hypertension, acute spinal cord injury, subarachnoid and intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral ischemia, and epilepsy, and critical aspects related to cerebrovascular disease, infections of the nervous system, neuromuscular disorders, and neurological complications and consultations in general intensive care, ending with a section on neuroimaging and neuromonitoring.
Results of those studies are leading to the world's first clinical trial using a stem cell-based therapy for acute spinal cord injury.
We describe a case of autonomic dysreflexia occurring only three days following an acute spinal cord injury.

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