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Multi System Trauma In Children
Multiple injuries: The patient has sustained injuries to multiple organs which may include the abdomen, head and bones ...Read more
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
Intensive support: Usually severe injury leads to multisystem trauma, intensive fluid, blood and respiratory support is immediately required for positive outcome ...Read more
Transport to Level I/II Trauma Ctr. ER.
Refer Rx to Trauma Surgeon, as well as, follow up care. ...Read more
Can emotional trauma cause autoimmune response in your body? My son has CIDP could emotional trauma have disturbed his system?
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
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
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
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
I have reason to believe my children and I are suffering from undetected spina bifida cystica in palpable mass. Something popped on my back in january that felt like a champagne cork only as big as a cereal bowl. My son sustained trauma in november. We a
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
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
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
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