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CONTUSION, med. jurisp. An injury or lesion, arising from the shock of a body with a large surface, which presents no loss of substance, and no apparent wound. If the skin be divided, the injury takes the name of a contused wound. Vide 1 Ch. Pr, 38; 4 Carr. & P. 381, 487, 558, 565; 6 Carr. & P. 684; 2 Beck's Med. Jur. 178.

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Usually, pulmonary contusion (PC) induced by high-energy-related blunt chest trauma rarely requires intervention, so it is possible that low-impact trauma related PC is generally not important and may be underestimated (2).
Mbah a Moute, who was plagued by sore knees all last season, suffered a right knee contusion in the second half.
7,14) In such circumstances, respiratory insufficiency may be further compromised by the contusion.
We extracted: (i) patient demographics: age, gender, mechanism of injury, injury severity score (ISS) and site of referral (scene or IHT); (ii) initial lactate value; (iii) presence of rib fractures (single and multiple fractures were included), pulmonary contusion, flail segments, sternal fracture or blunt aortic injury; (iv) other system injuries, which were divided into head, face, spine, abdomen, limb (either single or multiple) and external; (v) length of stay in the TICU; and (vi) in-hospital mortality and cause of death.
McGregor, 32, was sent off - then immediately rushed to hospital with a suspected contusion to his kidney.
I have a friend who is a radiologist, so I had an MRI done that very day, and it showed a contusion of the posterolateral tibial plateau along with an effusion, but no torn ligaments or meniscus.
In the present study, we aimed to demonstrate the effect of melatonin, which is a potent free radical scavenger, on brain oxidative damage in 7-day-old rat pups subjected to contusion injury.
Yuki Koike, the 21-year-old driver of the bus, was seriously injured with lung contusion and a 32-year-old woman, who was among the 25 passengers, also sustained serious injuries with a facial bone fracture, the police said.
Derek Armstrong has a ``clavicular contusion,'' whatever that means, and with Jeff Cowan already out of the lineup, the Kings had no spare forwards.
Holmgren and his co-authors propose the acronym LIPS-N [Lip laceration, Intraoral laceration, Periorbital contusion, Subconjunctival hemorrhage and Nasal laceration) as a tool to assess when a trauma patient who is getting head CT should also get facial CT.
Notes: Nash suffered a right quadriceps contusion in the second half of Thursday's win over Washington State and sat out the final seven minutes of the game.
Slow reps provide a productive alternative for players having a minor joint injury or soft-tissue contusion.