(n.) Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident.
(n.) A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, as gender, number, case.
(n.) A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.
(n.) A property or quality of a thing which is not essential to it, as whiteness in paper; an attribute.
(n.) A quality or attribute in distinction from the substance, as sweetness, softness.
(n.) Any accidental property, fact, or relation; an accidental or nonessential; as, beauty is an accident.
(n.) Unusual appearance or effect.
(1) Road traffic accidents (RTAs) comprised 40% and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) 13% of the total.
(2) The authors report an ocular luxation of a four-year-old girl after a bicycle accident.
(3) They derive from publications of the National Insurance Institute for Occupational Accidents (INAIL) and refer to the Italian and Umbrian situation.
(4) Tepco has taken on a US consultant, Lake Barrett , who led the NRC's cleanup of Three Mile Island, the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the nation's history.
(5) Although systemic fibrinolysis with streptokinase was not initiated until eight weeks after the accident, a partial restitution of the markedly reduced macro- and microcirculation in the fingers was possible.
(6) A traumatic factor in the aetiology of the AVM was also discussed, since the patient had had two preceding episodes of traffic accidents with cranial and lumbar injury.
(7) The risk of postoperative cerebrovascular accident did not correlate with age, sex, history of multiple cerebrovascular accidents, poststroke transient ischemic attacks, American Society for Anesthesia physical status, aspirin use, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, intraoperative blood pressure, time since previous cerebrovascular accident, or cause of previous cerebrovascular accident.
(8) However, most deaths were due to traffic accidents.
(9) These episodes are capable of precipitating accidents.
(10) A retrospective review of 1900 road accident victims attending the emergency departments of two Melbourne hospitals was undertaken to identify Injury Severity Score levels which could distinguish between minor, moderate, severe and critical injury.
(11) During the follow-up period 4 patients in group I had an embolic accident, as against none of the group II patients (p less than 0.01); 3 of these 4 patients had persistent uptake at control scintigraphy.
(12) The positive effect of early medical care was established through the variations of injury severity indices currently used in polytrauma: after the institution of Mobile Intensive Care Medical Units on the site of accidents cardiac arrests were ten times less numerous although lesions were more serious in the second series.
(13) Extraperitoneal hemorrhage, associated with a fracture of the pelvis, is a major cause of death in pedestrian accidents.
(14) Similar organisms were found in the water at the site of the accident in Boston, and at ocean bathing beaches on nearby Martha's Vineyard.
(15) The possibility that autotransplantation may also occur in humans by accident, during procedures to remove a colorectal adenocarcinoma, is discussed.
(16) We conclude that these good results are due to the short interval between accident and operation as well as to the evacuation of the intraarticular hematoma, together with a stable internal fixation and functional rehabilitation.
(17) The paper is concerned with analysis of correlation of the time of appearance of vomit in a person and a mean dose rate of prolonged gamma-radiation in the persons affected at the Chernobyl accident.
(18) Her general condition deteriorated continuously and 10 months after the accident she had to be admitted to a hospital again.
(19) Votey set out the basic principles of costs and benefits as applied to accident control measures and discussed the various elements of effective economic analysis.
(20) The doses were calculated as average monthly doses for each of 454 municipalities during 36 consecutive months after the accident in spring 1986.
(a.) Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
(1) Such a signal must be due to a small ferromagnetic crystal formed when the nerve is subjected to pressure, such as that due to mechanical injury.
(2) In this study of ten consecutive patients sustaining molten metal injuries to the lower extremity who were treated with excision and grafting, treatment with compression Unna paste boot was compared with that with conventional dressing.
(3) Van Persie's knee injury meant that Mata could work in tandem with the delightfully nimble Kagawa, starting for the first time since 22 January.
(4) It is concluded that amlodipine reduces myocardial ischemic injury by mechanism(s) that may involve a reduction in myocardial oxygen demand as well as by positively influencing transmembrane Ca2+ fluxes during ischemia and reperfusion.
(5) Of the 594 patients, 23.7% died and 38.7% had documented inhalation injury.
(6) After vascular injury, smooth muscle cells proliferate, reaching a maximum rate at day 2.
(7) In more than 70 per cent of these, brain injury is the decisive lethal factor.
(8) The reduction rates of peripheral leukocytes, lung Schiff bases and lung water content were not identical in rats depleted from leukocyte after inhalation injury.
(9) An intact post-injury marriage was associated with improvement in education.
(10) The four deaths were not related to the injuries of parenchymatous organs.
(11) A review is presented concerning the development of new neuroimaging techniques in the last decade which have improved the diagnostic exploration of patients with spinal cord injuries, including studies of possible sequelae.
(12) Gross deformity, point tenderness and decrease in supination and pronation movements of the forearm were the best predictors of bony injury.
(13) Eighty-four paraplegic patients whose injury level was T2 or below and who were at least one year from spinal cord injury were screened for upper extremity complaints.
(14) He’s been so consistent this season.” Barkley took the two late penalties because the regular taker, Romelu Lukaku, had been withdrawn at half-time with a back injury that is likely to keep the striker out of Saturday’s trip to Stoke City.
(15) In common with other studies, we found that the injury occurred in competitive runners, especially females, and was likely to develop during competitive races or intensive training sessions.
(16) Achilles tendon overuse injuries exist as a spectrum of diseases ranging from inflammation of the paratendinous tissue (paratenonitis), to structural degeneration of the tendon (tendinosis), and finally tendon rupture.
(17) The effects of brain injury can be catastrophic and long-term so the impact of more research would be vast, but affected numbers are too small so it loses out.
(18) After the diagnosis of a soft-tissue injury (sprain, strain, or contusion) has been made, treatment must include an initial 24- to 48-hour period of RICE.
(19) Stimulation with these electrodes were effective for inducing voiding with little residual volume after the recovery of bladder reflexes, 3 weeks after experimental spinal cord injury in the dog.
(20) The severity of injury in a gunshot wound is dependent on many factors, including the type of firearm; the velocity, mass, and construction of the bullet; and the structural properties of the tissues that are wounded.