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Thoracic traumas are frequent causes of emergency department admissions and the third most common cause of death from trauma. Although emergency management of major thoracic traumas that have high mortality and morbidity were discussed and well-understood in detail in the literature, there are limited information regarding diagnosis, emergency management, treatment and follow-up after discharge of patients with minor blunt thoracic traumas.
The investigators aimed to investigate demographic data, physical examination findings, and the relationship between lung injury, emergency department final diagnosis, hospitalization, discharge and re-admission rates, effects of prescribed analgesics on pain and re-admissions of patients with a pre-diagnosis of minor blunt thoracic trauma on first admission.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency
Antalya Training and Research Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-07-13T10:09:35-0400
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General or unspecified injuries to the chest area.
Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Damages to the CAROTID ARTERIES caused either by blunt force or penetrating trauma, such as CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; THORACIC INJURIES; and NECK INJURIES. Damaged carotid arteries can lead to CAROTID ARTERY THROMBOSIS; CAROTID-CAVERNOUS SINUS FISTULA; pseudoaneurysm formation; and INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY DISSECTION. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1997, 18:251; J Trauma 1994, 37:473)
Diseases of the cervical (and first thoracic) roots, nerve trunks, cords, and peripheral nerve components of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Clinical manifestations include regional pain, PARESTHESIA; MUSCLE WEAKNESS, and decreased sensation (HYPESTHESIA) in the upper extremity. These disorders may be associated with trauma (including BIRTH INJURIES); THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME; NEOPLASMS; NEURITIS; RADIOTHERAPY; and other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1351-2)
Injuries to blood vessels caused by laceration, contusion, puncture, or crush and other types of injuries. Symptoms vary by site and mode of injuries and may include bleeding, bruising, swelling, pain, and numbness. It does not include injuries secondary to pathologic function or diseases such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
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Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...