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Dr. James Dukelow
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


Dr. James Dukelow
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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I can't exercise (multiple injuries) and need to lose weight, how?

I can't exercise (multiple injuries) and need to lose weight, how?

Decrease intake.: Hard though it is to do the mere fact of decreasing caloric intake will help lose weight. I know this is hard, i frequently have dropped off this bandwagon myself, but being strict with what you eat will actually take off more weight than exercise alone. ...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
711 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. Lawrence Kessler
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Injuries (Definition)

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