Crush injury

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Crush injury

A crush injury is injury by an object that causes compression of the body.[1][2] This form of injury is common following a natural disaster or after some form of trauma from a deliberate attack.[3] Common concerns after an injury of this type are rhabdomyolysis and crush syndrome.[3]


  1. ^ crush injury, Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, 2010
  2. ^ Ron Walls MD; John J. Ratey MD; Robert I. Simon MD (2009). Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print (Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts & Clinical Practice (2v.)). St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 2482–3. ISBN 0-323-05472-2.
  3. ^ a b N.A. Jagodzinski; C. Weerasinghe; K. Porter (July 2011). "Crush injuries and crush syndrome—A review". Injury Extra. 42 (9): 154–5. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2011.06.368.

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