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Compartment Syndrome of the Liver

The abdomen is home to many different important organs, each of which has its own function. The liver is a vital organ, meaning that people cannot live without their liver (thus the name). The job of the liver is to filter out toxins from the blood, eventually removing them from the body. The liver also plays a vital role in the digestive process, helping to break down proteins and fats. Liver disease and liver injuries are incredibly common in the United States. According to information that has been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Psychiatric Complications of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Over the past few years, there has been an increased focus on mental health. This comes with good reason because mental health is one of the last few vestiges of healthcare where the stigma is still on the individual suffering from the disease instead of on the illness itself. Unfortunately, mental health impacts more people than most realize. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI):

Eardrum Ruptures in a Car Accident

While auto accidents can run the spectrum from mild fender benders to multi-car pileups, even minor car accidents can lead to serious injuries. It is important to consider the risk factors of a car accident so that these can be avoided when possible. People should take steps to ensure that their attention is focused solely on the road. There are severe complications that can occur in car accidents and one of these is a ruptured eardrum.

Rupture of an Abdominal Hematoma

Safety should always come first when driving a car. This means wearing a seatbelt, remaining under the speed limit, and minimizing distractions. Unfortunately, many people do not follow this advice, and car accidents continue to be a global problem. Those who are involved in an auto accident could sustain injuries that impact them and their loved ones for the rest of their life. Some of the statistics regarding car accidents that have been published by Driver Knowledge include:

Flexion Injuries of the Spine

The spine is a very delicate part of the body that serves a number of important functions including providing motor and sensory functions to the entire body. Because of this, anyone with injuries of the back should be evaluated promptly by a trained medical professional. Some of the statistics related to back injuries that were recently published by The Good Body include:

Vascular Surgical Repair of Torn Vessels

There are many ways traumatic injuries can occur. The possible causes are wide and varied and include falls, bicycle accidents, auto accidents, physical assaults, and more. Unfortunately, many of these causes are otherwise preventable, and auto accidents are no different. Over the years, a tremendous amount of research has been done into why auto accidents occur. According to information from Driver Knowledge and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Reinjury Following a Shoulder Dislocation

When someone sustains injuries in a car accident, some of these can lead to significant quality of life issues. While a lot of attention is paid to bone fractures and traumatic brain injuries, shoulder dislocations can be severe as well. Some of the statistics that have been published by My VMC include:

Scaphoid Fracture Complications

When someone is involved in a traumatic accident, whether it is an auto accident, bicycle accident, or a motorcycle accident, the injuries could be severe. Some of the statistics that have been published by the Association for the Safety of International Road Travel (ASIRT) have shown that:

Spinal Cord Injury Ulcers

There exist various traumatic injuries that someone could sustain in an auto accident, motorcycle accident, or even a slip and fall accident. Like the traumatic accidents themselves, the injuries span the spectrum from minor scrapes to catastrophic, life-changing. One example of the latter is an injury to the spinal cord. Many people understand that some of these spinal cord injuries can result in paralysis. However, many other complications could stem from a spinal cord injury as well. Some of the statistics  published by Spinal Cord include: