ACL Injuries Prevention, Rehabilitation and Risk factors.
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...ACL Injuries Prevention, Rehabilitation and Risk factors ACL Injuries Prevention, Rehabilitation and Risk factors Introduction Several, studies have been evaluating the efficacy of different training exercise training programs I patients with injury. Exercise program conducted thrice a week with three sets of repetitions. Patients are dividing into two groups. A desired goal of rehabilitation is amelioration of knee function. Current research on ACL suggests that causation is likely multifunctional. Commonly used knee geometry is a notch width index. Gender differences in tibial geometry...
The main aim of this study is to establish of the effectiveness of neuromuscular training to prevent of non contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in female athlete (a systematic review)
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...Injury in Female Athlete Flow Chart of the Literature Search References Andrew, D. L. et al., Consensus criteria for defining ‘successful outcome’ after ACL injury and reconstruction: a Delaware-Oslo ACL cohort investigation. Br J Sports Med, 49(5), pp. 335-342. Button, K., Deursen, R. v. & Price, P., 2005. Measurement of functional recovery in individuals with acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Br J Sports Med, 39(11), pp. 866-871. Carolin, H., 2012. The relationship between ACL injuries and physical fitness in young competitive ski racers: a 10-year longitudinal study. Br J Sports Med, 46(15), pp. 1065-1071. Dafne, P. N. & Christine, L. C... Preventing Non-Contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament...
ACL Injury
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...ACL INJURY ACL Injury ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury is a common knee injury that is quite predominant amongst athletes and persons that tend to engage in demanding physical activities. Such activities include those physical exercises that engage bipedal movements or exertion of pressure on the lower limbs. The activities vary from long distance running, sprints, jumping from heights, and playing games that require one to move and change positions quite randomly and repeatedly. In professional terms, ACL injury can be defined as...
Anterior cruciate ligament injury
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...injury Introduction: Anterior cruciate ligament injury represents one of the most common injuries of the knee. This injury is more common among athletes that take part in sports such as soccer, football, and basketball. Surgery may be required in case of such injuries, depending on the severity of the injury (Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries). The Injury: Mechanism of the Injury – When ligaments are injured, they are considered as sprains which can be graded depending on the severity of the sprain (Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries; Hyde and Gengenbach, 114-118). Sprains of Grade I – This is the case when the damage to the ligament is mild in nature... Sur Anterior cruciate ligament...
Argumentative Thesis
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...ACL Tear; Defensive This article discusses the problems that a sportsperson faces after an ACL injury and surgery. It mostly looks into the trauma faced by sports people who have been victim to some sort of field injury. The article correctly identifies the reasons... An Autograft Surgery sname: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Antiseptic. (2012). In The Columbia Encyclopedia (6th ed.). The Columbia University Press. Retrieved from http://www.questiaschool.com This encyclopedia article talks about sterilization and its need. The treatment of grafts and organs is of great importance before utilizing them for surgical purposes. In my thesis, this information revealed th...
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...injuries recorded annually, were low-severity injuries, and serious non- fracture knee injuries also remain relatively rare, recorded at approximately 1 out of 50 injuries. Ligament tears form the large amount of serious non-fracture knee injuries at about 40%. Among the serious non-fracture knee injuries anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are about 46 %, while medical collateral ligament (MCL) tears make up about 29% of the serious non-fracture knee injuries. Posterior... Review 4 T MRI Knee protocol at the Wesley Hospital in Brisbane/Australia. Introduction Musculoskeletal trauma of the knee joint remains the mostcommon cause of long-term disability. A significantly low percentage (10%) of the...
Argumentative Thesis
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...ACL surgeries, surgeons should opt for an autograft from the patient’s own body tissues over an allograft where the tissue is obtained from a cadaver. ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION Anterior crucial ligament reconstruction surgery is among the most common orthopedic surgeries that are performed. Like all other surgeries, it does have its own drawbacks. In The X Factor: Why Female Athletes Have a Higher Rate of ACL Injury Than Their Male Counterparts, Washington (2012) says that “six to 18 months of rehab, a missed competitive season and all the pain... An Autograft Surgery s Abstract The anterior cruciat...
Injury prediction and prevention screening in sport
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...injuries resulting from these errors. The study sought to discuss whether or not an increase in the Landing Error Scoring System (LESS) is associated with a greater risk for noncontact ACL injury. This study was carried out as a case-control study planned out over three years covering about 5000 high school... Injury Prediction and Prevention Screening in Sport Literature Review One of the major challenges which athletes face is the injuries which they may encounter in the field, the courts, or the tracks. These injuries can sometimes be minor, but some are major enough to cost them their career and unfortunately for some, their lives. There are no fool-proof ways by which these injuries can be...
Sports injuries
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...ACL Torn ACL refers to one of the injuries sustained when the anterior cruciate ligament is strained or broken. It mostly happens to athletes who participate in straining sports such as football, rugby, and basketball. The condition causes a swelling of the knee, often after a few hours. If the knee is strained or subjected to some load, a painful sensation is felt. The pain hampers the functionality of the knee, potentially preventing an individual from performing basic exercises such as standing, walking or running. Recovering from the condition always depends on the severity of the injury. Minor injuries to the ligament often take a few days to heal. However, very serious damages... on the...
Nursing Assessment
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...injury results in ACL tears. The medical history for the knee injury involves asking questions before the physical examination. These include the time of the injury and place with acute pain. The position of the leg during the injury; whether flexed or extended enhances determination of the critical information. The health profession must ask on the cause of the injury; external force like direct blow. The information on the time of the onset of pain; whether immediate or after, is critical. The stability of the knee joint and the ability to walk after the injury is vital. The physician must enquire on the time the pain swelling started, and duration taken by patient to feel... ? Assignment II: work;...
Crusiate Ligaments Sprain
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...ACL is very rare and limited and thus most athletic individuals who suffer such injuries resort to surgical reconstruction. The anterior cruciate ligament may be sprained in a number of ways as stated by the Merck Manual, the most common being an inward or outward force which is accompanied by the rotation or twisting of the knee or lower leg. A good example of such an action would be in the sport of football when a player is has to slow down quickly and conduct a quick turn in order to change direction and in such a situation the knee is subjected to sudden twists and stretches. Another example is the case... CRUCIATE LIGAMENT SPRAINS Introduction The knee joint is a complex structure that is...
Injuries
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...Injuries Injuries [Institute’s Injuries People suffering from repetitive motion injuries exist in great number since this one of the most common diseases found around the globe. Many of these injuries are caused by activities in day-to-day living and this injuries result in the reduction of the work force. In human body, there is a fluid called bursa sac, which exists between the joints of the body, in order to smooth out movements and minimize the friction. Inflammation of this liquid result in one of the most common repetitive motion injuries called Bursitis (Vigorita et al., 2007). Bursa is never inflamed on its own but when it is used for a long period, or there is an injury... ?Running Head:...
Injuries
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...Injuries Injuries [Institute’s Injuries People suffering from repetitive motion injuries exist in great number since this one of the most common diseases found around the globe. Many of these injuries are caused by activities in day-to-day living and this injuries result in the reduction of the work force. In human body, there is a fluid called bursa sac, which exists between the joints of the body, in order to smooth out movements and minimize the friction. Inflammation of this liquid result in one of the most common repetitive motion injuries called Bursitis (Vigorita et al., 2007). Bursa is never inflamed on its own but when it is used for a long period, or there is an injury... Running Head: Injuries ...
Transition in Care
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...ACL injuries in children. Sports Injuries, pp.1023-31. Rout, U.R. & Rout, J.K., 2002. Stress Management for Primary Health Care Professionals. London: Springer. Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2003. Bridging the Gaps: Health Care for Adolescents. Health. London: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Ryan, R.M. & Deci, E.L., 2001. ON HAPPINESS AND HUMAN POTENTIALS: A Review of Research on Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being. Annual Review of Psychology, 52(1), pp.141-166. Schrenzel, J. et al., 2010. A Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Fleroxacin-Rifampicin with Flucloxacillin or Vancomycin for the Treatment... Transition in Care...
Assignemt
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...ACL ligament has a complex anatomy which supports its role in providing the knee joint with both rotational and sagittal stabilization. This ligament is structurally significant and experiences regular injuries. To assess such injuries accurately, imaging technology, and specifically MRI, has been used. This technology has also enabled the assessment of other conditions that affect the ACL ligament together with any associated injuries. To obtain meaningful diagnostic performance, any direct or indirect tears that affect the ACL should be identified through MRI. The major challenge affecting prognosis, however, has been on the imaging of partial tears. Therefore, I provide the following... Part The ACL...
Inhalation injuries
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...Injury Injury from inhaling smoke is one of the types of inhalation injury that needs attention due to the prevalence and the effects on the patients. It is defined as the injury associated with the ‘inhalation of thermal or chemical irritants (Rehberg et al. 284). The condition can result to ‘severe lung-induced morbidity and mortality. Based on gathered data, respiratory failure related to smoke inhalation is the most prevalent cause of death in burn centers (Demling 254). In the USA alone, 23,000 injuries are recorded with 5,000 to 10,000 deaths per year. Observed increase of cases had been observed in incidents related to fire such as the attack in the World Trade Center... Smoke Inhalation...
Blast Injuries
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...Injuries Introduction Conventionally, explosion is the fast chemical conversion of a liquid or solid into gas. Explosives, which are usually thermobaric – commonly referred to as fuel-air explosives, are either finely divided particles mixed with gases/air, or droplets suspended in air. Explosives fall into two categories namely low-order explosives and high-order explosives, with each category causing somewhat diverse patterns of injury. High explosives are extremely high reaction rate-chemical materials and their reaction is known as detonation. Such explosives include dynamite, picric acid, nitroglycerin, and ammonium nitrate fuel oil mixture among...
Soccer injuries
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...Injuries I am interested in researching on soccer injuries since most players in soccer know very little about theinjuries. Injuries from soccer may sound just like any other injuries; however, they can cause a lot of damage in somebody’s life. Most soccer injuries affect the legs mostly affecting muscles, soft tissues, and the joints. When soccer injuries happen, they cause a nagging pain. Soccer injuries can leave somebody on a wheelchair if not treated early (Melegati, Gianluca, et al 325).The fact that little is known about soccer injuries illicit my desire to research on it. Having played soccer at some point of my life creates a personal interest in soccer injuries. In a soccer game... Soccer...
Traumatic Injuries
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...Injuries Question 1a: How you would prevent traumatic injuries from slips and falls at the company. Firstly, risk assessments of tasks and associated workplace should be conducted so that safe work policies and procedures can be developed. Risk assessments identify potential safety problems for each task performed. Slips and falls are common when there are liquid chemicals involved in the production (Workplace Safe, 2008). In case of microchip plants, chemicals used in the processing go through conduits (Intel, 2008). Spillage may thus occur if there are defective tubes that can lead to fluid leaks. This can be prevented by doing a regular check-up on these lines. In addition, Aside... ? Traumatic...
Case Study: Aerospace Components Ltd (ACL)
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...ACL) Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Overview 3 Task 4 Factors Related To the Provided Scenarios 4 Task2 6 Critical Evaluation of the Choice of Human Resource Policies 6 6 Benefits of Successful Implementation of HR Policies 9 Task 3 13 Barriers to the Implementation of the New Strategies 13 Measures To Overcome the Barriers of the Implemented Strategies 13 References 16 Task 4 20 Overview The Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) refers to the process of implementing human resource strategies in relation to the business strategy to attain pre-determined goals. This process involves strategic planning, and it is an integral part of human resource... Case Study: Aerospace Components Ltd...
Inluence of Sport Science disciplines on Basketball
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...ACL Injuries: Current Biomechanical And Epidemiologic Considerations. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 234-251. Hoffman, S. J., 2009. Introduction to Kinesiology. Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publication Data. Ibanez, S. J., 2010. Progression of Spanish National Team Basketball Players by Age and Sex. The Open Sports Sciences Journal, Vol. 3, pp. 118-128. Jarvis, M., 2006. Sport Psychology. Routledge. Januszewski, M., 2010. A Brief Introduction to the Physiology of Basketball. Research Paper, pp. 1-10. Jooste, J. & et. al., 2014. Psychological Skills, Playing... Influence of Sport Science Disciplines on Basketball Table of Contents Table of Contents 2...
Facility & Equipment Injuries
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...Injuries – Basketball Introduction Injuries often occur to sportspersons and many of these injuries are because of poor facilities and faulty sports equipment. Being aware of these factors in risk for injuries to sportspersons makes it possible to reduce injuries to sports persons. Hazards Due to Faulty Facilities and Equipment in Basketball Basket is a fast game played, and basket ball players face risk of injury if the facilities are not proper, when they chase down balls to keep them in play. Collusions can occur with objects outside the playing arena in case appropriate buffer zones and spaces are absent. Bleachers in close proximity to the playing area only elevate... Facility and Equipment...
Sport injuries (athletes)
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...injuries are very common in the modern world and it has severe effects in the life of athletes. Sports related injuries can lead to loss of life, body parts or career depending on the severity of the accident. In order to initiate the research work the issue of sports injuries has been introduced thoroughly and a thesis statement has been constructed, which has been proved in the entire paper. In order to accomplish the paper appropriately some real-time examples have been mentioned in the research proposal and the evidences have been supported throughout the paper. For better understanding of the rise of the sports related injuries, a graph has been mentioned that shows the difference... Sports...
Needle stick injuries
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...injuries Needle Stick Injuries: Concerns, Current Practices, Best Practices and Implementation of Change of the student Under the guidance of University APA Format Word Count Date of submission Introduction During one of the ward procedures one of my colleague suffered a needle stick injury because of improper disposing of the used needle by another staff member. This incident made me think about needle stick injuries, their causes and strategies to prevent them. I chose this topic because of my personal interest in the topic and the need for me and other health professionals to be aware about this subject. Needle stick injuries are a common source of health hazards... ? RUNNING HEAD: Needle stick...
Management of Sharp Injuries
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...Injuries Sharp instruments include needles, intravascular guide wires, cannulae, stitch cutters, razor blades, scalpels, broken glass and other sharp objects have the potential to cause injury through cuts or puncture wounds (Sharps Management 2006). Many sharps are contaminated with blood or body fluids, microbiological materials, toxic chemicals or radioactive substances, posing a risk of infection or illness when penetrated to the skin (Mumford 2001) leading to serious sharp injuries. Below is a case study showing an incident of a sharp injury happened in a healthcare setting. Lisa Black, a registered nurse, was caring for a patient... in the terminal stages of AIDS when she suffered...
Firefighter injuries and deaths
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...Injuries Introduction Firefighters experience serious risks to their health and life due to the nature and conditions of their work. The problems are because of exposure to numerous physical agents both the physical and thermal workload and chemical agents which could be toxic, and above all the high level of stress during emergency operations (Szubert & Sobala, 49). In the U.S., there is an annual collection of data by NFPA showing the number of firefighter fatalities and elaborate on the injuries or illnesses found. Among the victims are prison inmates serving on firefighting crews, seasonal and full-time employees of state and federal agencies with fire suppression... and Mitigation...
Sequential Injuries and Timing of Injuries
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...Injuries and Timing of Injuries Sequential Injuries and Timing of Injuries Sequential injuries are the injuries or wounds that an individual experiences during his or her entire life. The sequential injuries also include the injuries that might happen or result to the death of a person. The injuries can be both external and internal. The internal injuries affect the bones, brain cells, digestive system or breathing system, while the external injuries are the scratches on the body skin. Sequential injuries, however, are put into a recognition by the medicine professions. In recognizing the cause of injury, autopsy is carried upon towards the injury. The body is photographically documented... Sequential...
Meniscus Injuries and MRI
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...Injuries and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) The of the Researcher the Research Project Dr. Cleveland Black Harris County Hospital District School of Medical Radiography Table of Contents Title Page Introduction Review of Related Literature Discussion Radiographic Demonstration Summary Reference Page Introduction Menisci are cartilaginous cushion like structures encountered in the knee joints. These are two in number and located in the medial and lateral compartments of the knee joint, one each in one compartment. Meniscus is notorious for sustaining injuries in sport-related injuries, but the clinical diagnosis of a meniscal injury in the form of a tear is very difficult. It has... Meniscus...
Injuries In The Workplace.
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...injuries in the workplace is caused by a variety of factors including fatigue, and lack of protective measures, among others reasons. To reduce injuries in workplaces, organizations undertake different programs that include a set of common sense aspects that involve finding all possible hazards in the workplace and coming up with a plan for controlling and preventing those hazards (Kennedy et al, 2010). Active work participation and good supervision are some of the important aspects in ensuring hazards are identified and tackled. Nevertheless, it is important to train workers on ways of ensuring safety in their workplaces. In this study, an investigation will be conducted... ?Introduction The rate of...
Ankle syndesmotic injuries
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...Injuries Introduction Ankle syndesmosis injuries or high ankle sprains manifests as asprain in the ankle with ligaments in the ankle joints injured. This type of injury causes much pain and swelling (Cluett, 2005). Among athletes, it often causes much incapacity and a delayed return to strenuous exertions and activities. This paper shall review all aspects of ankle syndemosis injury with a focus on its epidemiology, diagnosis, physical exam, radiology, nonsurgical management and surgical management. This study is being conducted in order to establish a comprehensive and scholarly understanding of the subject matter. Discussion Epidemiology Ankle syndesmosis injuries are not very... Ankle Syndesmosis...
Ankle syndesmotic injuries
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...Injuries Introduction Ankle syndesmosis injuries or high ankle sprains manifests as asprain in the ankle with ligaments in the ankle joints injured. This type of injury causes much pain and swelling (Cluett, 2005). Among athletes, it often causes much incapacity and a delayed return to strenuous exertions and activities. This paper shall review all aspects of ankle syndemosis injury with a focus on its epidemiology, diagnosis, physical exam, radiology, nonsurgical management and surgical management. This study is being conducted in order to establish a comprehensive and scholarly understanding of the subject matter. Discussion Epidemiology Ankle syndesmosis injuries... are not very...
Liability for personal injuries
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...INJURIES [School] Number] May 28, Liability for Personal Injuries The suit forbreach of warranty and damages filed by Smith against the car dealer shall prosper. Sec.2-302(1) Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) has laid down the “doctrine of unconscionability” wherein the courts are allowed to declare contracts as unconscionable, or a part of thereof, and disallow the enforcement of unconscionable contracts. The basis of the court in declaring a contract as unconscionable is when such contract has the tenor of being inequitable or one-sided, and leaning towards the benefit of only one party. According to Emanuel (2006), “a substantively unconscionable contract exists when... there is either and...
Negligence in Sports Injuries
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...Injuries The governing premise for determining whether negligence has occurred was laid out by Lord Atkin in the case of Donaghue v Stevenson1 in which he stated that "reasonable care" must be taken to "avoid acts or omissions which you can reasonably foresee would be likely to injure your neighbor."2 A neighbor, as further defined by Lord Atkin includes people closely and directly affected by the negligent act3. Negligence will occur when there has been a breach of the duty of care. A breach will occur when (a) the damage is foreseeable (b) there is a sufficiently proximate relationship between the parties and (c) it is fair, just and reasonable to impose such a duty.4 Where... Negligence in Sports...
Meniscus Injuries and MRI
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...Injuries and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) The of the Researcher the Research Project Dr. Cleveland Black Harris County Hospital District School of Medical Radiography Table of Contents Title Page Introduction Review of Related Literature Discussion Radiographic Demonstration Summary Reference Page Introduction Menisci are cartilaginous cushion like structures encountered in the knee joints. These are two in number and located in the medial and lateral compartments of the knee joint, one each in one compartment. Meniscus is notorious for sustaining injuries in sport-related injuries, but the clinical diagnosis of a meniscal injury in the form of a tear is very difficult. It has been... Meniscus...
Injuries In Work Places.
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...injuries in work places is very common especially in environments where workers do not observe adequatesafety measures. The rate of injury is even worse where the supervisors do not monitor the behaviors of the workers when performing their tasks. MAs it would be expected, the lack of observance of safe behaviors in work places is expected to increase the rate of injuries (Woods, 1975). As such, the role of the supervisors in shaping the behaviors of workers in the workplace is very important as they can help reduce the injury rate. The roles of supervision are played by both men and women. In fact, women have become more instrumental in supervisory roles... ? WEEK 4 APPLICATION Introduction The rate of...
Head Injuries in Sports
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...injury might be, the results that have been gleaned over the past several years, and the results of which that have been published within various forms of news media, have been able to convincingly link a large number of mental health issues and neurological problems to such an occurrence... . What then becomes the main question is to what extent the current environment will attempt to ameliorate the risks that recent studies have indicated. As such, three of the fundamental questions which much be engaged with are concentric upon the following: 1) to what extent has mental health evaluations of current and former players revealed with regards to the health consequences of frequent and...
Youth and Interschool Sport Injuries
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...injury; and, between 1990 and 2007, football-related injuries rose 26.5% (Nation et al. 2011). One study that was done on the subject is described in the article titled, “Football-Related Injuries Among 6- to 17-Year-Olds Treated in US Emergency Departments, 1990-2007” (Id.). Prior research estimated that the US has between 300,000 and 1.2 million injuries annually that are related to football (Shankar et al., 2007). Since the injury rate is so high, better injury prevention strategies must be developed; and, in order to develop them, more research is needed to help fill in all... of Paper Football is currently one of the most popular youth sports in the United s, even thoughit has a high rate of...
Traumatic Injuries in Health Care
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...Injuries in Health Care Traumatic injuries in the healthcare are occupational injuries that occur in a hospital or a health facility. There is a growing burden of occupational injuries in healthcare industry with increasing morbidity and mortality resulting from such injuries. The injuries result from lack on the part of health care workers, to follow proper guidelines when working. This includes poor patient handling, poor handling of medical equipments, and working in awkward postures. Others include failure to put on protective gear when performing procedures, negligence, complacence, and inexperience. Others causes include slipping or tripping in an environment full of equipments... ? Traumatic...
Traumatic Brain Injuries in Prison
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...Injury among Prisoners Introduction Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is defined as brain damage resultingfrom open or closed head trauma where the former refers to a penetrating injury often from gun shots while the latter refers to trauma arising from an injury caused by a blunt object. Some of the general causes of TBI include motor vehicle crashes, blasts such as those experienced by military personnel in war zones, concussions suffered during sports and recreational activities and falls. Once a person suffers a TBI, they usually undergo personality changes where one is seen to be aggressive or irritable and these changes are revealed through explosive outbursts, which happen... and their...
Mechanisms of disease and diseases of skin, bone and muscles
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...ACL is injured it is necessary to get medical attention without delay, otherwise it may cause permanent damage to one’s knee. It is rarely seen that an injured ACL does not cause any swelling (McCance & Huether, 2014). Next in the list of torn ACL symptom is pain. Any person having ACL injury gets pain most of the time. It is very rare that an ACL injury patient does not get a pain and it has happened earlier. The pain can vary from mild to severe. The doctor should see if Margie’s knee get swollen and it will not be unusual if your knee possesses a small amount of fluid in it. Furthermore, if the doctor sees that Margie’s knee... Running head: Mechanisms of Disease and Diseases of Skin, Bone and Muscles ...
Reducing Injuries in the Workplace
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...Injuries in the Workplace CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 1.- ment of the Problem 2.- Aim and Objectives. 1.3.- Relevance of the Dissertation. 1.4.- Scope of the Dissertation. 1.5.- Dissertation Structure. CHAPTER II LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1.- Introduction. 2.2.- The Problem of Workplace Injuries. 2.3.- Injuries and their Causes. 2.4.- The Role of HSA OSHA, and HSE. 2.5.- Safety Auditing and Measures. 2.6.- Safety Incentive Programmes. 2.7.- Summary. CHAPTER III METHODOLOGY 3.1.- Introduction. 3.2.- Sample Population. 3.2.1.- Phase I: Employee Questionnaire. 3.2.2.- Phase II: Managers Questionnaire. 3.2.3.- Phase III: Accident/Injury... Occupational Safety: Reducing...
Program for clients who have an ACL tear
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...injury at all costs. The patient should not overwork or overstretch as these may result in injuries or sprain. Four sets of stretches are done. Five repetitions per set. Week 3 The patient should not over do it and should set aside time to try and do the exercise. Exercise needs maximum attention to avoid overstretching which might result in injuries. A physiotherapist needs to consult in cases where... Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes is a condition that affects the human body. It results to a rise in the levels of glucose in the body. The most common form of diabetes is the type 2 diabetes mellitus. Type 2 diabetes is also called non- insulin- dependent diabetes mellitus. The condition...
Studies Pertaining to Sharps Injuries
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...Injuries Research Reviews of Studies Pertaining to Needle stick/Sharps Injuries [Name of Institution] ABSTRACT: The prevalence of needlestick injury in the nursing profession is an immense cause of concern. With so many researches going on, it becomes extremely necessary to identify those that have credibility, merit, and above all statistics that present a wholistic picture. Many of the researches carried so far have been confined to local premises and very few have been carried out on global scales. The promises and the limitations of such studies are twofold. On the one hand such studies limit the observer to analyze the implications... of the studies on a broader perspective...
Management of common minor injuries.
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...Injuries to the hand can present a challenge for nurses working within the emergency department. These injuries may not be life-threatening; nevertheless, the intricacy of the area can present multiple challenges during diagnosis and treatment. Inappropriately diagnosed and managed injuries can yield to chronic pain, incapability to undertake activities of daily living, and the seemingly minor injuries can yield to missed work and the resultant cost to society. There is lack of a widespread definition of the term minor injury. Minor injuries should be viewed within the context of nurses’ scope of practice limits placed on nurses’ working within a certain healthcare setting. The term... ? Introduction...
Research current regulations concerning head injuries
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...injuries in football Football is one of the main games in the world with many supporters. The footballers sacrifice a lot for the purpose of the game, and it cannot be played by the faint hearted. The game of football has evolved over years, and it is governed by rules and regulations as any other game. The rules governing the game have continually raised debates. The rules governing the game are mainly meant to safeguard the safety of the players and enhance fair play. Amongst the main rules that are observed in football include the regulation on head injury. The head contains the brains hence being a highly sensitive area which needs protection. The football... Current regulations concerning head...
Question 3
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...injuries that occur in this plane. These exercises are, however, not common in many workout routines. Overlooking them results in injuries such as ACL tears. References Coulson, M. (2007). The Fitness instructors handbook: A professionals complete guide to health and fitness. Richmond Hill, Ont.: Firefly Books... for Each Plane of Movement Exercises for Each Plane of Movement The sagittal plane divides the body into right and left halves. It is involved in exercises that utilize forward and backward movement, including flexion and extension. The exercises that involve the sagittal plane are common in most gyms. They include bicep curls, chest presses and squats, cycling and running. Cardiovascular...
Acute Knee Sprain Assessment
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...injury with an acute injury of the ACL. The study of 100 consecutive patients with recent acute ACL injury revealed a high percentage of medial collateral ligament injuries, 35% of lateral miniscal lesions, 12% medial miniscal lesions and 11% biocompartmental meniscal lesions. (European Society of Sports Traumatology 1993). In accordance with another study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Sciences in Sports, it was revealed that 6% of all the acute injuries treated in the emergency unit are knee injuries of which 27% - 48% were related...
Ano-genital Injuries in Post Puberty
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...injuries in post puberty Most organ systems of the body operate almost continuously in order to maintain the well-being of an individual. Each part of our body composed of a well-organized unit by which each of those parts has its own functions and operates as a whole. The relationship between the body parts (anatomy and physiology) is emphasized for us to know its specific operations and functions. (Marieb, 2002) The reproductive system organs will not function unless it reaches the puberty stage. Puberty is the period of life in ages 10-15 years. When the organs grow... sexually abused. In post-pubertal stages, the ano-genital appears to be the opposite of that of the...
Injuries and losses during the 2012 Olympics
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...injuries and losses. The case brief also reveals that there are a number of possible claims under the ambit of occupiers’ liability together with damages under the egg shell skull rule and for nervous shock. Possible defences of, remoteness of damanges, contributory negligence and non volenti fit injuria may also apply to the possible claims.1 Each of the possible claims and corresponding defences are discussed in greater detail below. Occupiers’ Liability Since... Cowbell, Cole and Walsh 9 January, Re: Olympic Games/London Opinion The case brief reveals that a number of arrivals as the training facilities and the site of the Olympics in anticipation of the 2012 Olympics have culminated in numerous...
Causes of back injuries and methods of its preventing
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...injuries are happening. 6 3.0 Week three; 7 Investigation of safe work practices and procedures. 7 3.1 Strategies for back injury preventions. 7 3.2 Organizational Strategies 7 3.3 Members of staff action plan. 8 4.0 week four 8 5.0 week five 11 Specialized training for the members of staff. 11 Journal week six; 12 6.0 Training Certification 12 7.0 Reference list 15 Abstract. The significance of the impact of safe lifting has... PROJECT MANAGEMENT REFLECTIVE JOURNAL ASSESMENT ONE. Table of Contents PROJECT MANAGEMENT REFLECTIVE JOURNAL ASSESMENT ONE. 1 Table of Contents 1 Abstract. 2 Project objectives and how to achieve them. 3 1.0 Week one; 4 1.1 Responsibility: 4 2.0 Week two 6 Reasons why back...
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