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440 Possible Causes for Injury, by, by, due, Explosion, marine, operations, other, to, war, weapons

  • Blast Injury

    Quaternary injuries, or other miscellaneous named injuries, are all other injuries not included in the first three classes.[en.wikipedia.org] Abusive slap by the State police men was the commonest cause of non-explosive blast injury to the tympanic membrane.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Combat physicians treating patients injured in overseas contingency operations observed an increase in the severity of explosion injuries occurring[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We are presenting the first report of acute SEH due to shock wave.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One, Vietnam, Northern Ireland, the first Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stein, M, Hirshberg, A Medical consequences of terrorism: The conventional weapon threat . SCNA 1999 ;6: 1537 – 1552 . Google Scholar 3.[dx.doi.org] Author information 1 Regimental Aid Station, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division (REIN), Fleet Marine Force, Box 555401, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5401 Abstract Explosive munitions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Acute blast injury requires aggressive operative intervention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract War wounds have created a unique reconstructive challenge for successful functional limb salvage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: Bombing is the primary weapon of global terrorism, and it results in a complicated, multidimensional injury pattern.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Gunshot Wound

    Are others (including the patient) armed?[patient.co.uk] Lower limb disruption due to blast injury Blast injury Wounding may also be inflicted by explosive munitions such as rockets, aerial bombardment, mortars, and grenades.[bmj.com] There is a growing body of evidence attesting to the effectiveness and safety of selective non-operative management (SNOM) of abdominal gunshot wounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, even years after trauma, recurrence or delayed onset of CSFr and meningitis due to CSFr are possible.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract The article presents a case of an 18-year-old woman wounded by a shot fired from a distance with a hunting weapon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Retrieved 2012-08-23 . a b United States marine Corps. Weapons Training Battalion. Marine Corps Combat Development Command. Quantico, Virginia.[en.wikipedia.org] As will be described in the range of fire section, secondary projectiles from the muzzle of the weapon, such as hot gases, soot, powder and metal fragments from the barrel[forensicmed.co.uk] Bomb blast injuries : •Burns from the flash of explosion .[slideshare.net] All other studies meeting the inclusion criteria of reporting the success rate of non-operative management of abdominal gunshot wounds were analysed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The hemiarthroplasty failed in one patient after 20 years due to infection and an arthrodesis was attempted, which also failed due to infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Mustard Gas Exposure

    Other important findings were suggestive of interstitial lung disease (ILD) (80%), bronchiectasis (26%), and emphysema (24%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (EPA, 1998) Physical Properties Chemical Formula: C4H8Cl2S Flash Point: 221 F (EPA, 1998) Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable[cameochemicals.noaa.gov] METHODS: We assessed mortality rates among 2392 male and 1226 female workers, whose vital status could be determined through 31 December 2009, at a poisonous gas factory operating[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Specificity studies showed that the degradation of laminin-5 gamma2 was due to a bifunctional mustard compound such as SM, but not due to the other alkylating agents tested[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kurds during the Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ‘chemical weapons’.[opcw.org] The Pentagon's assertions had been challenged by several Army soldiers and marines who were stationed in Kuwait and who employed the most sophisticated chemical equipment[nytimes.com] Other potential causes of lung disease, including smoking of cigarettes, were excluded.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Canada’s Department of National Defence, however, said there has not been a need to test Canadian special forces personnel operating with the peshmerga.[ottawacitizen.com] If you served in the military and have suffered due to the exposure of mustard gas , contact Jan Dils, Attorneys at Law today at 877-526-3455 .[fight4vets.com]

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  • Jellyfish Sting

    They don't sting the other members of their same-species swarm. Neither (luckily) do they zap themselves.[boingboing.net] In fact, their tentacles are covered in explosive cells that are like miniature hypodermic syringes filled with venom—and in this video, you can see how they work in microscopic[gizmodo.com] About Latest Posts HealthStatus Team HealthStatus has been operating since 1998 providing the best interactive health tools on the Internet, millions of visitors have used[healthstatus.com] There was no death reported due to pulmonary oedema, but one patient died of intracerebral haemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a jellyfish sting-related eye injury, probably caused by the "hair" jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) from southeast Australia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A new study of the man o’ war jellyfish found popular remedies like lemon juice and shaving foam make stings worse.[theguardian.com] Marine Drugs 2013 , 11: 523-550. Burnett JW. Treatment of Atlantic cnidarian envenomations. Toxicon 2009 , 54:1201-1205.[vims.edu] […] life-threatening, unless a swimmer has a weak heart, a severe allergic reaction or panics on encountering a shoal of blobbies and drowns… The cause of the Mediterranean stinger explosion[bugbog.com] What are the main hazards to the skin of the marine environment? Hazards from the marine environment include injuries, poisonous stings and secondary infection .[dermnetnz.org] Pressure triggers nematocysts to fire, so gently is the operative word. Unlike seawater, freshwater is about the worst thing you can apply.[advancedaquarist.com]

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  • Mustard Gas Poisoning

    The mustard gas effects several organs like skin ,eyes ,respiratory system and other Organs (Mustard gas also affects a number of other organs and tissues because of its high[slideshare.net] Blast injuries and shock were to be expected from a bombing raid, but not burning eyes and skin blisters.[nationalinterest.org] In addition, the U.S. is spending an average of 9.9 million a day, or 3.7 billion since Aug. 8, 2014, for 373 days of operations.[foxnews.com] The injury due to persistent morphologic abnormalities is limited to the anterior segment of the eye [ 12 , 13 ].[omicsonline.org] […] damaged by mustard gas poisoning: description World War I: lung tissue damaged by mustard gas poisoning: microscopic sec...[commons.wikimedia.org] ‘chemical weapons’.[opcw.org] At 8pm the German 3 rd Marine Division stormed the British positions and threw them back over the Yser.[simonjoneshistorian.com] The effectiveness of mustard gas was due to its debilitating effects.[compoundchem.com] How Chemistry Changed the First World War.”[chemicalweapons.cenmag.org] Originally built to fill shells with high explosive ahead of transportation to France, it was later converted to also produce poison gas.[independent.co.uk]

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  • Toxic Effect of Chlorine Gas

    This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T59.4X4A - other international versions of ICD-10 T59.4X4A may differ.[icd10data.com] Although chlorine itself is not flammable, it can react explosively or form explosive compounds when mixed with other chemicals like turpentine and ammonia.[foreffectivegov.org] […] lying there at the end of the operation.[forum.axishistory.com] Forty-four consecutive patients with reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS) due to chlorine inhalation (40 females and 4 males, age range 17-56 yr) were included in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inhalation Injury Related conditions Irritant gas inhalation injury 1.[clinicaladvisor.com] Haber’s hopes for shortening the war were hopelessly off the mark.[theguardian.com] Here’s what you need to know about chlorine and its use as a chemical weapon.[newsweek.com] The usage of Hypochlorite Acid in my workplace is mainly applied to washing Sodium Hypochlorite skids that produce chlorine to kill marine growth on offshore equipment.[finishing.com] Short term respiratory effects of acute exposure to chlorine due to a swimming pool accident N Agabiti a , C Ancona a , F Forastiere a , A Di Napoli a , E Lo Presti a , G[oem.bmj.com] Chlorine itself is not flammable, but it can react explosively or form explosive compounds with other chemicals such as turpentine and ammonia.[emergency.cdc.gov]

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  • Uranium Poisoning

    Nonetheless, no other organ systems appear to be negatively affected by uranium.[symptoma.com] On April 21 and 22, explosions rocked a Japanese chemical plant in which depleted uranium was stored.[optimalprediction.com] FEWER than 10 of the 70,000 British troops involved in operations in Iraq over the past 11 months have tested positive for signs of depleted uranium (DU) contamination, according[heraldscotland.com] Brim is closely following a trial in New York, where – despite a precedent that prevents military personnel from suing the government for injuries resulting from their service[muslimobserver.com] weapons.[theloquitur.com] Another died that same day as a result of injuries received during the explosion.[listverse.com] August 28, 2013 I n the 78 days of NATO bombing in March-June 1999 during Operation Allied Force, the best estimates are that 30 tonnes of DU were dropped throughout Serbia[educate-yourself.org] (b) When some circumstance or problem is present which influences the person's health status but is not in itself a current illness or injury.[icd10data.com] Doctors have diagnosed him as suffering from Gulf War Syndrome.[news.bbc.co.uk] Dutch marines had taken over the abandoned train depot dubbed Camp Smitty, which was surrounded by tank skeletons, unexploded ordnance and shell casings.[nbcnews.com]

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  • Exposure to Agent 15

    CFB Gagetown and Other Locations For disability benefit claims related to exposure outside of Vietnam, e.g., on a US military base or at CFB Gagetown, the applicant must have[veterans.gc.ca] Elledge was on a team setting C-4 plastic explosives at Khamisiyah, one of Iraq’s largest weapons sites.[newsweek.com] UC-123B aircraft on a defoliant run, part of Operation Ranch Hand during the Vietnam war. (USAF/National Museum of the U.S.[airspacemag.com] Agent Orange's development came about in part due to work by Dr. Arthur W.[science.howstuffworks.com] File a Notice of Injury Report.[ehs.umass.edu] The doctors say it is connected to American chemical weapons we were exposed to during the Vietnam war."[theguardian.com] The turn of the twentieth century heralded the development of lethal biological and chemical weapons capable of mass destruction.[books.google.de] For purposes of this section, service at Camp Lejeune means any service within the borders of the entirety of the United States Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps[federalregister.gov] Patients’ underlying susceptibility due to impaired immune response increases the likelihood that these toxic chemicals will be activated.[brianduriemd.myeloma.org] If you served in an area other than Vietnam and you were exposed to Agent Orange, please contact the Berry Law Firm at (888) 883-2483.[ptsdlawyers.com]

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  • Exposure to Nerve Gas

    This means the drugs and vaccines being developed for Ebola Zaire can’t be used on other Ebola strains like Sudan.[aginnovationontario.ca] Advocates also will use the testimony to argue for health care and compensation for veterans within a certain radius of the weapons explosions.[ourmidland.com] Operation Desert Storm has slipped into a historical footnote in the public mind after a ceaseless succession of Middle East wars over the quarter of a century since that[blogs.scientificamerican.com] The G series of nerve gases is so named due to their origin, with all of them originally discovered in Germany in the 1930s and 40s.[compoundchem.com] This article includes graphic scenes of injury and death.[nytimes.com] It became a popular chemical weapon—used in both world wars, during the civil war in Yemen and the Iran-Iraq war—because of its properties.[nationalinterest.org] ‘chemical weapons’.[opcw.org] Marine Corps specialists performing decontamination procedures. Credit: Sgt.[phys.org] The WHO said it was likely that some kind of chemical was used in the attack because sufferers had no apparent external injuries and died from a rapid onset of similar symptoms[reuters.com] […] m 3 50 mg/m 3 25 mg/m 3 2 min (30 sec for high levels) 2 min 15 sec 2,800 8 oz pocket-mounted 4 months service No maintenance Minimal training Audible and visual alarm; Marines[osha.gov]

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  • Influenza

    On the other hand, small particles are likely to remain airborne and destined for further spread [ 7 , 8 ].[doi.org] Influenza studies: further data on the correlation of explosiveness of outbreak of the 1918 epidemic . Public Health Rep. 36 , 273–298 (1921) 22. Frost, W. H.[doi.org] About the network On an operational level, EISN consists of operational contact points for influenza epidemiology and virology.[ecdc.europa.eu] Unfortunately, the patient died due to severe brain ischemia; a subsequent autopsy revealed marked alveolar hemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Endomyocardial biopsy results yielded myocardial necrosis through complement-mediated cellular injury without evidence of interstitial infiltrates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Germany and Britain expanded their rudimentary pre-war systems.[nature.com] The flu was devastating to both sides, killing more men than their own weapons could.[virus.stanford.edu] Environment and Resources Financial Economics Fluid Mechanics Food Science and Technology Genetics Genomics and Human Genetics Immunology Law and Social Science Linguistics Marine[doi.org] Despite clinical and epidemiologic similarities to influenza pandemics of 1889, 1847, and even earlier, many questioned whether such an explosively fatal disease could be[doi.org] A secondary objective was to review the operating characteristics of rapid diagnostic tests for influenza (results available in Data Sources Structured search strategy using[doi.org]

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