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Research & Reviews  162 results

Estimation of radiation-induced health hazards from a "dirty bomb" attack with radioces...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8656004
Military Medical Research; Rump A, Eder S et. al.

Dec 10th, 2021 - In the case of a terrorist attack by a "dirty bomb", blast injuries, external irradiation and the incorporation of radioactivity are to be expected. Departing from information about the radiological attack scenario with cesium-137 in the U.S. Nati...

Injury scoring systems for blast injuries: a narrative review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2021.10.007
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Hazell GA, Pearce AP et. al.

Nov 15th, 2021 - Injury scoring systems can be used for triaging, predicting morbidity and mortality, and prognosis in mass casualty incidents. Recent conflicts and civilian incidents have highlighted the unique nature of blast injuries, exposing deficiencies in c...

Delayed-Onset Neuropathological Complications From a Foramen Magnum and Occipital Crest...
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usab372
Military Medicine; Burkle FM, Hadley KS et. al.

Oct 12th, 2021 - Much of the research impacting diagnosis, outcome, and treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) has favored time of consciousness criteria indicative of hemispheric blast focus alone. However, recent animal-based research has widely expanded t...

Resveratrol ameliorates thoracic blast exposure-induced inflammation, endoplasmic retic...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2021.08.019
Injury Cong P, Wang T et. al.

Aug 30th, 2021 - Blast injuries include the various types of internal and external trauma caused by the impact force of high-speed blast waves with multiple mechanisms involved. Thoracic blast exposure could induce neurotrauma as well, but effective therapies are ...

Semimechanistic Modeling of the Effects of Blast Overpressure Exposure on Cefazolin Pha...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8626777
The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; Selig DJ, Chin GC et. al.

Aug 27th, 2021 - Cefazolin is a first-line antibiotic to treat infection related to deployment-associated blast injuries. Prior literature demonstrated a 331% increase cefazolin liver area under the curve (AUC) in mice exposed to a survivable blast compared with c...

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News  22 results

Traumatic Brain Injury Federal Health Data Trends
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/152922/trauma/traumatic-brain-injury-federal-health-data-trends-full

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
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/158298/injuries/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
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/879578

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...

Concussive Blast Mild TBI Symptoms May Worsen Over Time
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/879578

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...

Long-Term Surgical Management of Severe Pelvic Injury and Resulting Neurogenic Bladder From an Improvised Explosive Device
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/105691/sexual-health/long-term-surgical-management-severe-pelvic-injury-and
Darshan P. Patel, MD, Andrew W. Southwick, MD et. al.

Jan 20th, 2016 - More than 52,000 soldiers have been injured and 6,800 have been killed during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 1 Blast injuries from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) account for 70% to 79% of combat-related injuries and deaths in these wars.

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