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What is the definition or description of: Multi system trauma?

What is the definition or description of: Multi system trauma?

Multiple injuries: The patient has sustained injuries to multiple organs which may include the abdomen, head and bones ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Multi System Trauma (Definition)

The patient has sustained injuries to multiple organs which may include the ...Read more


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What is the treatment for multi-system trauma?

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 highly trained physicians and surgeons taking care of trauma patients. These include specialties like general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, ENT etc. ...Read more

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What are causes of and treatments for multi-system trauma?

Intensive support: Usually severe injury leads to multisystem trauma, intensive fluid, blood and respiratory support is immediately required for positive outcome ...Read more

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How to probide treatment for a multi-system trauma patient?

Vague question: Transport to Level I/II Trauma Ctr. ER.
Refer Rx to Trauma Surgeon, as well as, follow up care. ...Read more

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Can penile trauma cause damage to the acetylcholine nervous system and any effect on brain?

Can penile trauma cause damage to the acetylcholine nervous system and any effect on brain?

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 a direct effect. ...Read more

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Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

Car crash: From 1-10, the leading cause of preventable death in the us in automobile crashes. Lack of, or inappropriate use of passenger safety seats is a contributing factor. While most understand infants need a protective seat, even that group has ~90% errors in proper use when evaluated at car seat checks. Morbidity is highest when parents are those that choose not to use a seat belt ...Read more

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My husband has had testicular trauma in the past which wasn't too bad, but he urinated on an electric fence as a kid. Is he able to have children?

My husband has had testicular trauma in the past which wasn't too bad, but he urinated on an electric fence as a kid. Is he able to have children?

Probably: Urinating on an electric fence should not cause sterility. A man can usually father a child with only one testicle, so your husband should be ok with two. You can have his sperm evaluated to be sure, but most couple would just go for it. You can always start the work up later if you don't get pregnant in the first 18 months. ...Read more

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What is the reason why children develop tics, does it have to do with trauma or neurological damage?

What is the reason why children develop tics, does it have to do with trauma or neurological damage?

Neither or both: Tics can occur developmentally around seven years old and dissipate by teenage. However, severe motor movement disorders can be caused by panda's, or inherited as a disease such as generalized anxiety disorder, ocd, or phobias. See the following link: http://www. Pedrheumonlinejournal. Org/april/reviewarti. Htm. ...Read more

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How often can trauma changes your cycle?

How often can trauma changes your cycle?

Happens but uncommon: Major injury can cause you to miss periods or for them to become irregular. They usually return to normal within a few months. ...Read more

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What is the difference between shock and trauma?

What is the difference between shock and trauma?

Effect on body: Shock is a physical event in your body that means inadequate circulation to maintain oxygen or nurtriants to tissue, often from low blood pressue from dehydration or blood loss. Trauma meams injury either mild or severe but may not lead to schock ...Read more

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How can you ease rectal trauma without taking drugs?

How can you ease rectal trauma without taking drugs?

Use common sense: Depends on the cause, really. If sexual, use better lubrication (liberally!), if from hard stools, stool softeners, sitz baths, soothing ointments may help. Gentle wiping always a must, many otc products may be useful. If pain persists, see your doctor to evaluate for more serious problems like a fissure, thrombosis, infection, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help my boyfriend with childhood trauma?

Is there a way to help my boyfriend with childhood trauma?

You can't: You're not trained to help. Please see psychologist or psychiatrist, someone with literally thousands of hours of training to help your boyfriend. This is not a do-it-yourself project. You need professional help. ...Read more

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What is head trauma?

What is head trauma?

Head trauma: An external force is applied to the head that causes injury to the skull, face, and brain. In a car accident the force can be acceleration-deceleration. Or the force can be external such as being hit by someone. Or a myriad of other injurious causes. ...Read more

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What is a trauma center?

What is a trauma center?

Specialized Care: The are Specialized Medical Centers that have the personnel, equiptment and expertise to handle both acute blunt and penetrating trauma. They are so designated by the County where they are located so the ambulance takes a trauma victim to them immediately from the scene and they are attended to immediately without delay.
They are designated Level I, II and III depending on their resources ...Read more

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What is a trauma center?

Trauma centers: They are equipped with skilled staff to handle such emergencies. ...Read more

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Can trauma cause glaucoma?

Can trauma cause glaucoma?

Yes: Damage to the lens of the eye, or damage to the fluid circulation system in the eye can lead to glaucoma. ...Read more

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Ice or warmth? Testicular trauma

Ice or warmth? Testicular trauma

Ice: Will arrest or mean less swelling from tissue edema. ...Read more