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Injuries (Definition)

Injuries is also known as Injuries and wounds. An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed limbs, multiple fractures, etc

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What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

Facial injury/disord: A variety of facial disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read more

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Had two syncope both had injury no test show reasons. Saw Nero and he said probably only fainting should I be concerned still to follow up on this?

Had two syncope both had injury no test show reasons. Saw Nero and he said probably only fainting should I be concerned still to follow up on this?

Mayneed further look: Talk to a cardiologist . You may need a tilt table study, a carotid massage to see if it causes any undue slowing of heart beat, an implantable loop recorder to be able to record your heart beat while you are having the syncope to see if it is a problem and / or an ep study to see if you are at risk for arrhythmia or slow heart beat. ...Read more

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Post traumatic stress disorder (Tip)

Post traumatic stress disorder

Myth: this is usually the consequence of war injury and does not effect otherwise healthy adults. ...See more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

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Ice the area, if you can
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What is the definition or description of: skin injury from scratching?

What is the definition or description of: skin injury from scratching?

Scratching: Scratching is one form of skin injury caused as a result of the aggressive force used upon outer layers of the skin. Skin injuries are associated with mechanical, thermal and environmental causes. ...Read more

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Why does icing help injuries?

Why does icing help injuries?

Reduce inflammation: Icing for acute injuries works by reducing the influx of inflammatory cells and mediators to the area of injury that would otherwise cause significant swelling and pain. This lessens the impact of the inflammatory phase of injury so that there can be quicker transition to healing and recovery. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Tip)

Treating a Head Injury

Unintentional blunt trauma is the second leading cause of head injury. ...See more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

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Do not return to activity which caused injury until cleared by doctor
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Limit analgesics for headaches in the first 24-48 hrs
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Can a memory foam mattress actually cause injury to the back?

Can a memory foam mattress actually cause injury to the back?

No: No more so than any other type of bedding. In general firm mattresses are believed to be better for your back than softer ones. ...Read more

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