Quick Facts About Abdominal Trauma

Just in case your character is ever in a fight, which mine are always in.

Abdominal trauma is split into two types: blunt and penetrating. Blunt trauma can include, falls, aggravated assaults, contact sports. Penetrating abdominal trauma is caused by gunshot wounds, stabbing or impalement with an object.

The liver is the most commonly inured organ in both types of trauma.

The spleen is the most commonly injured organ in blunt trauma.

Most penetrating injures are caused by gunshot wounds.

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