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Neck Injuries

Author : Syed M.A. Babar
ISBN : 9781447107873
Genre : Medical
File Size : 72. 98 MB
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Over 100 of the authors hand-drawn diagrams, based on his own observations, provide non-specialist surgeons with the vital aspects about almost every conceivable neck injury, allowing precise surgical diagnosis and management. No other handbook provides such comprehensive inter-speciality information in such an accessible format.

Practical Management Of Head And Neck Injury

Author : Jeffrey Rosenfeld
ISBN : 9780729579568
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73. 71 MB
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Category Winner 2013 - Tertiary Education (Wholly Australian) Student Resource, Australian Publishers Association – Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2013. Practical Management of Head and Neck Injury is a unique textbook which comprehensively covers the patient journey from injury to the rehabilitation phase. It includes diagnosis and management of head and neck injury with additional chapters on prognosis and special conditions including head injury in sport, the elderly, children, pregnant women, penetrating head injury, spine and spinal cord injury and brain death. It describes an integrated approach to care from all the relevant specialties with Australian, UK and US experts contributing to many chapters. The book will be of interest to junior doctors, specialist trainees and specialists in emergency medicine, surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, ENT, maxillofacial surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, anaesthesia and intensive care as well as medical students, nurses, paramedics and remote and rural practitioners. The complete management of patients with head and neck trauma, from the accident scene through to rehabilitation Safe, practical tips to assist the non-neurosurgeon in managing head injuries and preventing secondary brain injury—a major concern for emergency and pre-hospital medical personnel All aspects of neck trauma covered, including the management of cervical spine injury Detailed discussion of topics such as the classification of brain injury, concussion in sport, head injuries in children and the elderly, penetrating head injuries and the prognosis of head injury The operative surgery of head and neck trauma outlined for the non-surgeon Contributions from a wide range of specialists, both from Australia and overseas Integration of neurosurgery with ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology and spinal orthopaedics Basic principles of relevant anatomy and pathophysiology, each covered in a separate chapter

Head And Neck Injuries In Sports

Author : Earl F. Hoerner
ISBN : 0803118864
Genre : First aid in illness and injury
File Size : 41. 39 MB
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Head And Neck Injuries In Sports

Author : Stephen E. Reid
ISBN : UOM:39015007131256
Genre : Medical
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Neck Injury Mechanism In Rollover Crashes A Systematic Approach For Improving Rollover Neck Protection

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ISBN : 9780549293248
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The objective of this dissertation was to systematically investigate the pattern, causation, mechanism and mitigation of neck injuries during rollover crashes by field data analyses and finite element (FE) simulations. A survey of the field data from NASS-CDS database was first conducted. Results showed that neck was the third commonly injured body region, following the head and chest, in rollovers, and roof was the major coded-source of head and neck injuries during rollover crashes. A weighted logistic regression analysis of the NASS-CDS data further showed that occupant age, weight, number of quarter turns and vertical roof deformation adjacent to the occupant were significant predictors of neck injury odds for belted occupants. On the other hand, our rollover simulations using a set of state-of-the-art FE vehicle, restraint system, dummy, and human models indicated that roof deformation did not cause the head and neck injuries. The high head acceleration and neck load were mainly caused by the inertia of the occupant's torso compressing the head into the roof before any significant roof deformation occurred. Our simulated dummy responses also showed that the stiffness of the near-side roof did affect the head and neck injury risks in certain impact mode, in which the stronger the roof, the lower the injury risks, although our simulated human responses did not show the same trend. Simulations using a detailed head-neck FE model under conditions similar to real rollover scenarios demonstrated that impact velocity was the most important factor in determining the neck injury risk. Coefficient of friction (COF) also played an important role. As long as the COF was in a low level, padding could decrease the neck injury risk. To reduce the impact velocity between the head and the roof, seatbelt may play a very important role. Therefore, further FE simulations were performed to determine the effects of different design factors of a traditional three-point seatbelt system on limiting the occupant head excursions during dynamic rolling tests. Some general trends were recommended to design a more effective seatbelt for rollover crashes.

Head And Neck Injuries In Young Athletes

Author : Michael O'Brien
ISBN : 9783319235493
Genre : Medical
File Size : 53. 40 MB
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Providing the most current information on injuries to the head and neck sustained by young athletes, this practical text presents a thorough review of the complex and emerging issues for youths and adolescents involved in contact/collision sports. While concussions are among the most common injuries, fractures of the skull and facial bones and structural brain injuries can be serious and are discussed in chapters of their own, as are stingers and other cervical spine and cord issues and disease. Injuries to the eyes, ears and jaw are likewise examined. Prevention is a major theme throughout the book, as seen in chapters on protective head- and neckwear, transportation of injured players, and sideline response and return-to-play. Head and Neck Injuries in Young Athletes will be an excellent resource not only for orthopedists and sports medicine specialists treating growing athletes, but also specialists and team physicians who are on the scene at sporting events where these injuries may occur.

Pathology Of Neck Injury

Author : Peter Vanezis
ISBN : UOM:39015014472388
Genre : Medical
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A practical guide and reference work to all pathological aspects of neck injury. For pathologists, forsenic practitioners, trauma specialists, ENT surgeons, and general surgeons. Outlines the anatomy of the neck and related examination techniques, details penetrating injuries, and discusses deaths associated with hanging and other methods. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Conservative Management Of Sports Injuries

Author : Thomas E. Hyde
ISBN : 0763732524
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47. 71 MB
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This book embraces the philosophy of active conservative care and encourages a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. In addition to site specific sports injuries, including ankle, spine, knee, and shoulder injuries, chapters address the sports medicine aspects of medicolegal issues, diagnostic imaging, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and anabolic steroid use in sports. Includes specific recommendations for women, young athletes, and seniors.

Frontiers In Head And Neck Trauma

Author : Narayan Yoganandan
ISBN : 9051993692
Genre : Medical
File Size : 32. 56 MB
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Accidental Injury

Author : Narayan Yoganandan
ISBN : 9781493917327
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47. 37 MB
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This book provides a state-of-the-art look at the applied biomechanics of accidental injury and prevention. The editors, Drs. Narayan Yoganandan, Alan M. Nahum and John W. Melvin are recognized international leaders and researchers in injury biomechanics, prevention and trauma medicine. They have assembled renowned researchers as authors for 29 chapters to cover individual aspects of human injury assessment and prevention. This third edition is thoroughly revised and expanded with new chapters in different fields. Topics covered address automotive, aviation, military and other environments. Field data collection; injury coding/scaling; injury epidemiology; mechanisms of injury; human tolerance to injury; simulations using experimental, complex computational models (finite element modeling) and statistical processes; anthropomorphic test device design, development and validation for crashworthiness applications in topics cited above; and current regulations are covered. Risk functions and injury criteria for various body regions are included. Adult and pediatric populations are addressed. The exhaustive list of references in many areas along with the latest developments is valuable to all those involved or intend to pursue this important topic on human injury biomechanics and prevention. The expanded edition will interest a variety of scholars and professionals including physicians, biomedical researchers in many disciplines, basic scientists, attorneys and jurists involved in accidental injury cases and governmental bodies. It is hoped that this book will foster multidisciplinary collaborations by medical and engineering researchers and academicians and practicing physicians for injury assessment and prevention and stimulate more applied research, education and training in the field of accidental-injury causation and prevention.

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