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Research & Reviews  159 results

Hyperbaric oxygen adjuvant therapy in severe mangled extremities.
Injury Jirangkul P, Baisopon S et. al.

Jul 15th, 2021 - Mangled Extremity Severity Score (MESS) was first described more than 30 years ago by attempting to predict the need for empiric amputation. In severe traumatic crush and blast injuries, achieving satisfactory limb salvage may be difficult. Notabl...

CORR Insights®: How Common Are Civilian Blast Injuries in the National Trauma Databank,...
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; D Lack W

Feb 10th, 2021 - CORR Insights®: How Common Are Civilian Blast Injuries in the National Trauma Databank, and What Are the Most Common Mechanisms and Characteristics of Associated Injuries?|2021|D Lack W,|

How Common Are Civilian Blast Injuries in the National Trauma Databank, and What Are th...
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; Nunziato CA, Riley CJ et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - Recent military conflicts have produced substantial improvements in the care of service members who experience blast injuries. As conflicts draw down, it is important to preserve and improve skills gained in combat. It is unknown whether civilian ...

Hypocalcemia in Military Casualties From Point of Injury to Surgical Teams in Afghanistan.
Military Medicine; Conner JR, Benavides LC et. al.

Jan 28th, 2021 - Hypocalcemia is a known sequela of citrated blood product transfusion. Civilian data suggest hypocalcemia on hospital admission is associated with worse outcomes. Initial calcium levels in military casualties have not previously been analyzed. The...

Medical Challenges in Underground Warfare.
Military Medicine; Sorkin A, Nadler R et. al.

Jan 28th, 2021 - Throughout history, underground systems have served military purposes in both offensive and defensive tactical settings. With the advance of underground mining, combat tactics, and weapon systems, providing medical support in the subterranean batt...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Comparative Efficacy of the Masquelet Versus Titanium Mesh Cage Techniques for the Treatment of Large Long Bone Defects

Feb 5th, 2018 - The United States Department of Defense (DoD) is funding exciting new research at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation that can be a major improvement in the treatment of extremity trau...

Use of Adipose-Derived Stem/Stromal Cells in Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Sep 12th, 2017 - Concussion Syndrome (CS) and TBI are common injuries producing temporary and long-term damage to impact brain function. Symptoms are sometimes transient, sometimes long-term depending on severity and/or repetitive damage. Signs varying from recurr...

Visual Prognosis in Non-Penetrating Corneal Blast Injuries

Dec 30th, 2010 - The purpose of this study is to assess visual quality of patients with non-penetrating, non-metallic, stable corneal foreign bodies. Visual quality will be assessed by examining visual acuity, wavefront analysis and contrast sensitivity. Drawings,...

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News  20 results

Traumatic Brain Injury Federal Health Data Trends

Jul 21st, 2018 - Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is now recognized as a significant health issue that impacts both activeduty service members and veterans. Blast injuries sustained in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to a rising incidence of TBI in the DoD.

Exploding e-cigs can cause grievous injuries
Pediatric News; Christopher Palmer

Feb 9th, 2018 - With the increasing use of e-cigarettes among adolescents, explosions involving these devices are a growing concern because they can cause serious injuries. One such incident, described by Elizabeth Ackley, MD, of the University of Colorado at Den.

Concussive Blast Mild TBI Symptoms May Worsen Over Time

May 5th, 2017 - Many military service members with concussive blast mild traumatic brain (mTBI) experience evolution, rather than resolution, of symptoms from 1 to 5 years, a new study suggests, and the process may be driven more by psychiatric symptoms than by c...

Protecting Sensory Health

May 5th, 2015 - Most service-related hearing and vision injuries are preventable, according to the leaders of the Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE) and Vision Center of Excellence (VCE). Since 2008, the centers have been jointly focused on improving sensory heal.

Ocular Injuries From Terrorism Often Catastrophic

Apr 9th, 2014 - TOKYO — Ocular trauma from warfare or terrorist attacks carries a high risk of devastating vision loss, according to retrospective review of ocular injuries from terrorist attacks. "Unusual clinical presentations and devastating visual outcomes ar...

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