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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramzi Deeik
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Multiple injuries: The patient has sustained injuries to multiple organs which may include the abdomen, head and bones

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Different: Er is just for emergencies and stabilize patients until they are routed to appropriate level of care. A trauma center is a hospital has a group of hig ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
48 years experience Pediatrics
Intensive support: Usually severe injury leads to multisystem trauma, intensive fluid, blood and respiratory support is immediately required for positive outcome
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Vague question: Transport to Level I/II Trauma Ctr. ER. Refer Rx to Trauma Surgeon, as well as, follow up care.
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Sticks and stones...: It usually breaks it.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Not alone : Emotions can impact the response to many medical conditions but not cause autoimmune disease
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
At age24, likely yes: People with asplenia or hyposplenia are at an increased risk of severe infection, not from viruses but from encapsulated bacteria (including Streptoco ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sabry Mansour
23 years experience Urology
No: I cant explain any direct effect of trauma to an end organ like the penis directly on the brain. There may be some psychological after-effect, but not ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Splenectomy: Viruses are fought by other parts of the immune system, not necessarily the spleen. Without a spleen you are at risk for encapsulated bacteria infecti ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: By definition very few people will die from mild trauma. However, even very minor trauma applied at the right time to the right body location on the ... Read More

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