Bruise detection and visibility under alternate light during the first three days post-trauma - Scafide KN, Sharma S, Tripp NE, Hayat MJ.

INTRODUCTION: Cutaneous bruises are often hard to detect particularly on individuals with a darker complexion. Researchers and federal agencies have recommended the use of alternate light to aide in the assessment of subtle injury. However, studies are lim...
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Conditions:   PTSD;   Psychiatric Illness;   Prescription Drug Dependence;   Addiction Interventions:   Other: Age & Development;   Other: Socioeconomy;   Other: Traumatic Events;   Other: Psychosocial conditions;   Other: Lifestyle;   Other: Chronic conditions;   Other: Somatic symptoms;   Other: Psychological symptoms;   Other: Non-prescription analgesics;   Other: Prescription drugs Sponsors:   Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic ...
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Conditions:   Posttraumatic Stress Disorder;   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Interventions:   Behavioral: RFPP;   Behavioral: TFCBT Sponsors:   University of California, Los Angeles;   Kern Medical;   American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. Completed
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