Mechanism of Injury: A Key Concept

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The term 'mechanism of injury' is a key concept in determining the aetiology of trauma. Understanding the type, place, cause and mechanism of injury guides the assessment process. In this lecture, Jane Mateer will help you understand the significance of the 'mechanism of injury' by discussing blunt, penetrating and blast injuries.
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First Published28 November 2019
Updated28 November 2019
17 November 2021
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