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Forceful Crashes Can Lead to Skull Fractures and Open Head Injuries

When car accidents occur, glass from the windshield and windows can shatter, metal shrapnel from defective airbags can be catapulted, and other objects inside and outside of the car can fly through the air. 39 more words

Forceful Crashes Can Lead to Skull Fractures and Open Head Injuries


When car accidents occur, glass from the windshield and windows can shatter, metal shrapnel from defective airbags can be catapulted, and other objects inside and outside of the car can fly through the air. 39 more words

The mystery of too-deep earthquakes

Look at the depth distribution of earthquakes on Earth (Fig. 1):

In general, earthquakes are located at the boundaries between tectonic plates. Shallow earthquakes (< 60 km) happen at all plate boundary types, but intermediate (60-300 km) and deep (> 300 km) earthquakes mainly occur in subduction zones, where one plate moves beneath another. 1,033 more words

[新聞專題]:老人家跌親與骨折

新聞:【醫生話】跌親未必唔小心 扶起老人家忌用蠻力

於2月初《蘋果日報》副刊訪問了醫生如果家中有老人家跌到怎麼辦。東區尤德夫人那打素醫院一級物理治療師提醒,必須要先檢查四肢,試試抬高手腳,看看有沒有骨折或感到痛楚。扶起老人家時,切忌從正面強行拉扯雙臂。除了上下樓梯或扶手電梯之外,其實老人家最容易於家中仆倒,或者因為半夜起來如廁沒有開燈,因家中環境比較窄,容易發生意外,又或者由於老人家受藥物影響(如:血壓丸、去水丸或心臟藥物)比較容易頭暈,比較容易跌倒。

由於跌倒,本能反應是以雙手先撐地,而有機會造成手腕骨折。藉著這則新聞,就向大家介紹一下最常見的(手腕)骨折:橈骨末(/遠)端骨折 (Colles’ Fracture/ Distal Radius Fracture) 17 more words

Forensics

Virtual fracture clinic management of fifth metatarsal, including Jones' fractures is safe and cost-effective

Source:  Injury 2017, February 12 

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Date of publication:  February 2017

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:   Looks at the safety and cost-effectiveness of virtual clinics in patients with fifth metatarsal fractures and how acceptable they are to patients. 41 more words

Orthopaedics

...And All These Clouded Apparitions...

Saturday night in Newtown. One of the last remaining hubs of art and culture in Sydney. The crowds are out in full force tonight, bar-hopping and concert-going with plenty to see and do on a dreary night. 540 more words

Music