Traumatology
Traumatology (from Greek trauma, meaning injury or wound) has two meanings, following from two definitions of trauma.In medicine, it refers to the study of wounds and injuries caused by accidents or v...
Traumatology - Wikipedia
Scientists have developed a surgical... - In The Know Innovation
Scientists have developed a surgical glue that can seal wounds in 60 seconds.
Fixing Injured Spinal Cords
We can rebuild them. We have the technology.
Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
This 3D medical animation shows and explains the mechanism for mild traumatic brain injury, which includes concussion injuries. Two types of coup-contrecoup injury are shown: low-speed coup-countreco...
Good Samaritan saved boy's life by holding his neck after crash
The late May skies were grey above the Idaho road, its blacktop patchy with ice, when Leah Woodward and her husband watched two cars collide head-on. The screams became audible, Woodward said, when s...
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
The psychological impact of brain injury can be long-lasting
People who have had head injuries may experience depression and anxiety, poor impulse control, verbal or physical outbursts, lack of empathy, general apathy or a tendency toward risky behavior.
Indian Man Allegedly Kills 14 Family Members With A Knife
An Indian man allegedly killed 14 family members, including eight children, with a knife before taking his own life Sunday, a police spokesman said.
This Light, Affordable Exoskeleton Could Be A Real Alternative To The Wheelchair
Not all exoskeletons need to give you superhuman strength. The exoskeleton startup company SuitX has developed an exoskeleton known as the Phoenix robotic system that was designed specifically to help...
The Brains That are Tackling Football
The brains that come through Ann McKee’s lab don’t lie. But they are only the beginning of the story about head trauma and its role in neurodegenerative disease.
Hawaii Department Of Health Reports First Case Of Zika Virus In The U.S.
Just days after the Center for Disease Control recommended travel warnings to pregnant women headed to Latin America, the Hawaiian Department of Health has confirmed a Zika “virus infection in a baby ...
Why boredom is anything but boring
Implicated in everything from traumatic brain injury to learning ability, boredom has become extremely interesting to scientists.
What Really Happens When You Get Shot
Most of what we learn about gunshot wounds, we learn from watching television. A small sliver of this programming is actually educational, like the ballistics tests performed on Mythbusters. (Some les...
FDA Approves Device That Can Plug Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the use of the XSTAT 30—an innovative sponge-filled gunshot wound dressing device—for use in the general population. Approved last year for battlefiel...
Even The Elderly Can Recover From A Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
According to a study completed at the Helsinki University Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, even patients over the age of 75 may recover from severe traumatic brain injury. This is the first study ...
Bone fracture
A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. A bone fracture can be the result of high force impact or s...
Bone fracture - Wikipedia
Neurotrauma
A brain injury is any injury occurring in the brain of a living organism. Brain injuries can be classified along several dimensions. Primary and secondary brain injury are ways to classify the injury...
Neurotrauma - Wikipedia
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop after a person is exposed to one or more traumatic events, such as sexual assault, warfare, serious injury, or threats of imminent death. The diagnos...
Posttraumatic stress disorder - Wikipedia
Injuries
An injury is the damage to a biological organism caused by physical harm. Major trauma is injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics develop...
Injuries - Wikipedia
Climbing injuries
Injuries in rock climbing may occur due to falls, or due to overuse (see Sports injury.) Injuries due to falls are relatively uncommon; the vast majority of injuries result from overuse, most often oc...
Lisfranc fracture
The Lisfranc injury (also known as the Lisfranc fracture, Lisfranc dislocation, Lisfranc fracture dislocation, tarsometatarsal injury, or simply midfoot injury) is an injury of the foot in which one o...
Lisfranc fracture - Wikipedia
Good Samaritan saved boy's life by holding his neck after crash
The late May skies were grey above the Idaho road, its blacktop patchy with ice, when Leah Woodward and her husband watched two cars collide head-on. The screams became audible, Woodward said, when s...
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
Hereditary polymorphous light eruption of American Indians
Actinic prurigo (also known as "Familial polymorphous light eruption of American Indians," "Hereditary polymorphous light eruption of American Indians," "Hutchinson's summer prurigo," and "Hydroa aest...
Decubitus ulcer
Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitus ulcers or bedsores, are localized injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue that usually occur over a bony prominence as a result of pressure, or pressure ...
The psychological impact of brain injury can be long-lasting
People who have had head injuries may experience depression and anxiety, poor impulse control, verbal or physical outbursts, lack of empathy, general apathy or a tendency toward risky behavior.
Indian Man Allegedly Kills 14 Family Members With A Knife
An Indian man allegedly killed 14 family members, including eight children, with a knife before taking his own life Sunday, a police spokesman said.
This Light, Affordable Exoskeleton Could Be A Real Alternative To The Wheelchair
Not all exoskeletons need to give you superhuman strength. The exoskeleton startup company SuitX has developed an exoskeleton known as the Phoenix robotic system that was designed specifically to help...