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Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force. This may be caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and other causes. Major trauma is injury that has the potential to cause prolonged disability or death.
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 under the age of five died from injuries, down from 766,000 in 1990. Injuries are the cause of 9% of all deaths, and are the sixth-leading cause of death in the world.
Any one know of any good, reputable places in SW WA to the Greater Portland Metro area that offer training on traumatic injuries?
Not sure what to call it other than a Combat Lifesaver style course.
Focusing primarily on treating gun shots, major car accidents, and so on.
Proper use of a...
Back on Oct 16, I posted about my negligent discharge with my CZ 75D PCR that sent a 9mm 90 grain Underwood XTreme Defender round at 1400 feet per second through the top right of my left foot, through two large ankle bones, and out the left side. I ended up spending four days in the hospital...