Traumatization and Trauma Cases: Childhood Adversity and Deafness
Trevor Archer and Madeleine ET Zoller
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: June 14, 2018
The association between adverse childhood experience and later adult psychological health has been well-documented. Thus, the presence of adult, parental, low income, social support and adult adversity are the avenues through which adverse childhood presents its influence upon psychological and somatic health deficits during adulthood. The early childhood environment governs an early highly sensitive period for the development of regional brain circuitry for cognition and emotion, attention, sel...
Open Medial Hoffa Fracture with Ipsilateral Femoral Shaft Fracture. Case Report
Abdullah Saad A Abdullah, Nedal Alkhatib, Syed Imran Ghouri and Mohammed Mubarak Alkhayarin
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 16, 2018
Hoffa fracture is coronal plane fracture of the femoral condyle that affects the lateral femoral condyle much more than the medial. The combination of medial femoral condyle Hoffa fracture with ipsilateral femoral shaft fracture is very rare combination with only 3 cases was reported previously. This fracture type usually require high energy trauma and it was reported following a motor injury....
Overall Anatomic Severity and Prognosis in Patients Presenting with, or Requiring a Major Lower Limb Amputation from Civilian Trauma
Sanchez-Arteaga Alejandro, Lusilla-Lopez Alejandro, Zarain-Obrador Leire, Burneo-Esteves Mauricio, Rey-Valcarcel Cristina, Perez-Diaz MaDolores and Turegano-Fuentes Fernando
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 01, 2018
Trauma is one of the most frequent mechanisms causing limb amputation. However, major limb amputations are rare in the civilian population, the largest numbers being seen in the military, often caused by explosive devices, and are considered to have, in general, a poorer prognosis, needing more aggressive treatments....