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Trauma medicine/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Trauma medicine.

Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2019), Trauma medicine (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.