Category Trauma
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Facial Trauma

Those with facial injuries have a high chance of having other serious injuries: TBI; airway obstruction; pulmonary contusion; aspiration
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Damage Control Resuscitation

Damage control resuscitation (DCR) is a systematic approach to the management of the trauma patient with severe injuries that starts in the emergency room and continues through the operating room and the intensive care unit (ICU). DCR involves haemostatic resuscitation, permissive hypotension (where appropriate) and damage control surgery
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Kidney trauma

Most genitourinary injuries are not immediately life-threatening. Renal pedicle injury can lead to life-threatening hemorrhage and renal ischemia
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Spleen trauma

Splenic trauma may result from blunt or penetrating abdominal injury. The spleen is the most commonly injured organ in blunt abdominal trauma
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Diaphragm injury

Diaphragmatic injury can be a challenging diagnosis and is missed on imaging about 50% of the time. Comprises 0.8 to 8% of all closed blunt trauma and penetrating trauma case combined
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Pelvic Trauma

Pelvic fractures are important in critical care because they are associated with: High energy mechanisms; Major haemorrhage; Other major injuries; and High morbidity and mortality
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Liver trauma

Liver trauma may result from blunt or penetrating abdominal injury. The liver is the most commonly injured organ in penetrating abdominal trauma