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An accident, also known as an unintentional injury, is an undesirable, incidental, and unplanned event that could have been prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence.
An adverse drug reaction (ADR) is an injury caused by taking a medication.
An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.
Asphyxia or asphyxiation is a condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body that arises from abnormal breathing.
A barbiturate is a drug that acts as a central nervous system depressant, and can therefore produce a wide spectrum of effects, from mild sedation to death.
Birth is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring.
The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual.
A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory.
A dog bite is a bite inflicted upon a person or another animal by a dog.
Drowning is defined as respiratory impairment from being in or under a liquid.
A drug is any substance (other than food that provides nutritional support) that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological (and often psychological) change in the body.
Environmental factor or ecological factor or eco factor is any factor, abiotic or biotic, that influences living organisms.
Estrogen receptors (ERs) are a group of proteins found inside cells.
An explosive material, also called an explosive, is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the production of light, heat, sound, and pressure.
Falling is the second leading cause of accidental death worldwide and is a major cause of personal injury, especially for the elderly.
A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops; it is the basic facility in food production.
Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction products.
A firearm is a portable gun (a barreled ranged weapon) that inflicts damage on targets by launching one or more projectiles driven by rapidly expanding high-pressure gas produced by exothermic combustion (deflagration) of propellant within an ammunition cartridge.
A flame (from Latin flamma) is the visible, gaseous part of a fire.
In the field of medicine, a foreign body, sometimes known as FB (Latin: corpus alienum), is any object originating outside the body of an organism.
The general medical examination is a common form of preventive medicine involving visits to a general practitioner by well feeling adults on a regular basis.
Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms.
Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck.
A home, or domicile, is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe.
Homicide is the act of one human killing another.
Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to the infectious agents and the toxins they produce.
Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force.
In medicine, a late effect is a condition that appears after the acute phase of an earlier, causal condition has run its course.
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.
The following is a list of codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems.
A motor vehicle is a self-propelled vehicle, commonly wheeled, that does not operate on rails, such as trains or trams and used for the transportation of passengers, or passengers and property.
In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.
Poisoning is a condition or a process in which an organism becomes chemically harmed severely (poisoned) by a toxic substance or venom of an animal.
Stimulants (also often referred to as psychostimulants or colloquially as uppers) is an overarching term that covers many drugs including those that increase activity of the central nervous system and the body, drugs that are pleasurable and invigorating, or drugs that have sympathomimetic effects.
Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
A traffic collision, also called a motor vehicle collision (MVC) among other terms, occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree, pole or building.
A train wreck or train crash is a type of disaster involving one or more trains.
A tranquilizer refers to a drug which is designed for the treatment of anxiety, fear, tension, agitation, and disturbances of the mind, specifically to reduce states of anxiety and tension.
Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.
War is a state of armed conflict between states, societies and informal groups, such as insurgents and militias.