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Blast Injuries

Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Also Known As:
Injuries, Blast; Blast Injury; Injury, Blast
Networked: 180 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 13 trials/studies)

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Related Diseases

1. Burns
2. Pneumoperitoneum
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Tympanic Membrane Perforation
5. Lacerations

Experts

1. Potter, Benjamin K: 5 articles (09/2015 - 03/2007)
2. Ma, Li: 3 articles (05/2015 - 06/2010)
3. Murray, Clinton K: 3 articles (10/2014 - 12/2012)
4. Forsberg, Jonathan A: 3 articles (09/2014 - 01/2012)
5. Elster, Eric A: 3 articles (09/2014 - 01/2012)
6. Kirkman, E: 3 articles (01/2011 - 05/2001)
7. Cernak, I: 3 articles (07/2001 - 01/2000)
8. Turner, Ryan C: 2 articles (12/2015 - 10/2013)
9. Logsdon, Aric F: 2 articles (12/2015 - 10/2013)
10. Huber, Jason D: 2 articles (12/2015 - 10/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Blast Injuries:
1. Silver Sulfadiazine (SSD)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Arginine (L-Arginine)FDA Link
3. Explosive Agents (Explosives)IBA
4. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)FDA Link
5. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA
6. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA
7. MagnesiumIBA
8. Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II (Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase)IBA
9. Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 (Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor)IBA
10. ThrombinFDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Surgical Decompression
2. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
3. Tympanoplasty
4. Lasers (Laser)
5. Amputation