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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Multiple Injuries (Overview)

Multiple injuries means more than two injuries, which are conditions in which a person has damage to any parts of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed limbs, multiple fractures, etc


Dr. Qamar Khan
28 doctors shared insights

Multiple Injuries (Overview)

Multiple injuries means more than two injuries, which are conditions in which a person has damage to any parts of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed limbs, multiple fractures, etc


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If you have multiple injuries, does your body only focus on the worst one?

If you have multiple injuries, does your body only focus on the worst one?

No: One injury might distract from another, but the brain will be receiving plenty of signals from the rest of the body complaining about their own problems. ...Read more

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Living with Multiple Sclerosis (Checklist)

Prevent falls in the home by removing throw rugs, adding grab bars
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Stay cool, avoid being overheated
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Drink plenty of water
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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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Can getting multiple injuries affect the healing time of any individual injury?

Yes: Multiple injuries adds more stress on your body as it is trying to heal. Your body must utilize limited resources in order to heal, if the injuries are multiplied, this may cause more time needed for the body to heal itself. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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If you have multiple injuries, does your body only focus on the worst one?

No: One injury might distract from another, but the brain will be receiving plenty of signals from the rest of the body complaining about their own problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Sweet III
706 doctors shared insights

Multiple Trauma (Definition)

Multiple trauma means more than two traumatic injuries, which are conditions in which a person has significant damage to any parts of his body. Examples of multiple trauma include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, severed limbs, crushed organs, multiple fractures, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 ...Read more