Falls and car accidents are two common causes of traumatic brain injuries, which occur as a result of a significant blow to the head. Effects can occur in the short-term or they can have lasting consequences. In some cases, injuries can lead to coma or death when they're particularly severe.
Man's best friend can be your worst nightmare during a dog attack. Even seemingly friendly and affable dogs are often prone to aggressive behavior, and this behavior can easily lead to dog bites when pet owners aren't vigilant about controlling their animal. VCA offers the following information on dog aggression and how it can be identified.
When amputations occur because of a traumatic accident, the psychological effects can be profound. For many people, the experience is similar to losing a loved one, and it can be hard to adapt to a new reality in the days preceding the operation, as well as the time after occurs. Physiopedia offers the following information on the type of effects amputation can have on a person's psyche.
You were rushing to get home to start dinner, and another vehicle rolled into your car as you were leaving the parking lot. A small jolt occurred during the accident, but no one was injured. You apologize, shrug off the minor mishap and go your separates ways.