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634 Possible Causes for Fever, Gunshot Wound

  • Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

    METHODS: Retrospective analysis of a collective experience from three large urban trauma centers with 510 patients (316 stab wounds, 194 gunshot wounds) who were hemodynamically[] Fever and leucocytosis are poor indicators of the need for continued postoperative administration in the severely traumatised patient.[] Where colon injury is a possibility, the duration of serial physical examination is extended to 72 ours, watching for fever or a rise in the white cell count.[]

  • Perforated Viscus

    Abstract The cases of 42 patients with low-velocity gunshot wounds to the spine with an associated perforated viscus were reviewed.[] CASE REPORT: A 40-year-old man presented to the emergency room with fever and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. The fever had been on/off for a period of 1 month.[] Original Article: PDF Only Abstract Author Information Authors The cases of 42 patients with low-velocity gunshot wounds to the spine with an associated perforated viscus[]

  • Occlusive Bandage

    (I’ll be writing about gunshot wounds in a future book.)[] The patient had no fever during this period and did not change the dressing himself.[] The ACS is a sterile occlusive dressing for treating open pneumothorax and preventing tension pneumothroax in chest injuries as a result of a stab, gunshot wounds and other[]

  • Gas Gangrene

    Gunshot wounds, compounded by late presentation with its accompanying florid infections, were seen as the causes in 14 cases of gas gangrene seen at the University of Nigeria[] […] year-old woman, admitted because 3 days earlier she had developed a painful swelling with erythematous cutis in her right iliac fossa and suffered from a seriously increasing fever[] wounds with foreign bodies burns and frostbite IV drug abuse postoperative bowel resection or perforation biliary surgery premature wound closure spontaneous colon cancer[]

  • Paraplegia

    Such events occur as a result of automobile and motorcycle accidents, sporting accidents, falls, and gunshot wounds.[] A 10-year-old boy was admitted with a 1-month history of progressive back pain and low fever for 7 days as well as sudden onset of paraplegia for 1 day.[] .  Associated symptoms (fever: infective causes. seizures, delayed milestones: cerebral cause.[]

  • Brain Laceration

    FIGURE 3.18 The man died from a gunshot wound to the chest.[] Fever is treated. If seizures occur, anticonvulsants are given.[] More specific types of brain injury are: A laceration or tearing of the brain, usually from a skull fracture or gunshot wound, results in rupture of large blood vessels with[]

  • Dementia

    Head injury: This refers to brain damage from accidents, such as motor vehicle wrecks and falls; from assaults, such as gunshot wounds or beatings; or from activities such[] The Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia A good analogy to the term dementia is “fever.”[] Reversible conditions with symptoms of dementia can be caused by a high fever, dehydration, vitamin deficiency and poor nutrition, bad reactions to medicines, problems with[]

  • Brain Abscess

    Infectious organisms enter the brain through a penetrating injury, such as a gunshot wound, or from neurosurgical procedures or facial trauma.[] We present a case of renal allograft recipient who developed fever two weeks post renal transplant. He was initially found to have dengue fever.[] Fever, headache, and neurological problems, while classic, only occur in 20% of people with brain abscess.The famous triad of fever, headache and focal neurologic findings[]

  • Diabetic Gangrene

    Common causes of wet gangrene can include: car accidents industrial accidents crush injuries burns Gunshot wounds and frostbite are also causes of wet gangrene, but they are[] 65-year-old male patient who had type 2 diabetes since the age of 45 years and was being treated with sulfonylureas, was brought to the emergency clinic suffering from a fever[] General Causes: General causes can include: burns, vascular trauma (for example, a knife wound, gunshot wound, traumatic accident).[]

  • Wound Infection

    Overall, there are limited data on civilian gunshot wound infection and its predisposing factors.[] While the fever curve is no longer used in fever diagnosis, it can still provide clues as to the cause of the fever.[] Avulsions usually occur during violent accidents, such as body-crushing accidents, explosions, and gunshots. They bleed heavily and rapidly.[]

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