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(trow′mă) (tro′′mă-tă )
(trow′′mă-tă) pl. traumata [Gr. trauma, stem traumat-, a wound]
1. A physical injury or wound caused by external force or violence. It may be self-inflicted. In the U.S., trauma is the principal cause of death between the ages of 1 and 44. The principal types of trauma include motor vehicle collisions, military service, falls, burns, gunshot wounds, and drowning. 2. An emotional or psychological shock that may produce disordered feelings or behavior.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Trauma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756539/all/head_trauma.
Trauma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756539/all/head_trauma. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Trauma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756539/all/head_trauma
Trauma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756539/all/head_trauma.
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