Characterisation of victims of violence in the A & E department and analysis of the acceptance of a medico-legal expertise centre after its implementation vs. Multi-year consolidation - Latz D, Bergermann A, Jungnitsch J, Grassmann JP, Schiffner E, Gahr B, Tank A, Windolf J, Ritz-Timme S, Gra ß L, Jungbluth P.

BACKGROUND: People who have become victims of domestic or public violence often suffer long-term physical, psychological and social impairment. Due to physical injury, the first contact with the health care system is frequently an A  & E Department. Thu...
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OBJECTIVE: Prior research suggests that there is a relationship between traumatic experiences and poor health. When considered through the lens of betrayal trauma (i.e., the perpetrator and the victim have a close interpersonal relationship), traumatic exp...
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This study explores these effects on a sample of adults in the city of Granad...
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BACKGROUND: Interpersonal violence continues to affect health long after violence has ended. This analysis investigated stress, support, and health behaviors as mediators potentially explaining persistent health impacts of violence. METHODS: Using ...
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) often leads to immediate and chronic functional impairments that affect care partners, or those providing physical and/or emotional support to individuals with TBI. The many challenges associated with being a care partner often...
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Initial studies examining patient demographics and outcomes in traumatic brain injury (TBI) suggest a trend toward increasing patient age, and decreasing rehabilitation length of stay, but such studies have not been repeated since the passage of healthcare...
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In developed countries, violence is the main cause of oral maxillofacial (OMF) injuries. In Brazil, there are scant records of such lesions. The scope of this study was to detail the OMF injuries resulting from physical aggression in a capital of the Brazi...
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) leads to cognitive disorders, the most frequently affected functions being attention and memory. The present study aimed to investigate the effects of a cognitive rehabilitation program, consisting of individual and group inter...
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INTRODUCTION: Clinical data is lacking on the influence of chest trauma on the secondary injury process after TBI, with some data suggesting multi-trauma may worsens brain injury. Blunt chest trauma and TBI represent the two major single injury entities wi...
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