What is Injury?

Injury is damage to a biological organism caused by physical means. Major trauma is injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.

In 2013 4.8 million people died from injuries up from 4.3 million in 1990. More than 30% of these deaths were transport related injuries. In 2013 367,000 children less than five died from injuries down from 766,000 in 1990. Injuries are the cause of 9% of all death.

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due to some injury my left eye has become reddish. There was some swelling around the left eye ( not in the eyeball) ,for that i am taking tablets....

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swelling and redness following injury is quiet common and it is due to collection of blood in the layers of the eyelids. The condition is...

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I have a mid-foot sprain and cannot walk w/ weight bearing on it - I used the boot given to me for the 1st time yesterday and when I came home from...

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The lesion that you have could be due to the shoe bite, if this is so then you have to take care for infection, keep the area...

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