Medical and Common Names for Car Crash Injuries

Posted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023 at 3:34 pm    

Car crashes and accidents can result in various injuries, ranging from minor to severe.

Here are some common injuries associated with car accidents, along with their medical and common names:

Medical Name: Cervical acceleration-deceleration (CAD) injury
Common Name: Whiplash

Medical Name: Bone fractures
Common Name: Broken bones

Medical Name: Mild traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Common Name: Concussion

Medical Name: Bruises
Common Name: Bruises

Medical Name: Cuts or incisions
Common Name: Cuts

Sprains and Strains:
Medical Name: Soft tissue injuries
Common Name: Sprains and strains

Internal Bleeding:
Medical Name: Hemorrhage
Common Name: Internal bleeding

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI):
Medical Name: Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Common Name: Head injury

Spinal Cord Injuries:
Medical Name: Spinal cord trauma
Common Name: Spinal cord injuries

Herniated Disc:
Medical Name: Herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP)
Common Name: Slipped disc

Medical Name: Thermal injuries
Common Name: Burns

Internal Organ Injuries:
Medical Name: Trauma to internal organs
Common Name: Internal organ injuries

It’s important to note that this is not an exhaustive list, and the severity of injuries can vary significantly depending on the circumstances of the car crash. Furthermore, this information does not replace a medical diagnosis, and if you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident and sustained injuries, it is crucial to seek immediate medical attention. Once their medical condition is stabilized, then seek legal representation to recover lost wages and payment for the medical bills.

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