Trauma is a serious injury or shock to the body. It is caused by a physical force, such as violence or an accident. The injury may be complicated by psychiatric, behavioral, and social factors. This can cause the disability to be greater than just physical injuries. This condition almost always requires care from skilled healthcare professionals.

Some causes of trauma include:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Falls
  • Drowning
  • Gunshots
  • Fires and burns
  • Stabbing
  • Other physical assault
  • Fire, flood, earthquake, or other
    natural disaster

Resulting injuries often include:

  • Abdominal trauma
  • Back trauma
  • Extremity trauma (Leg or arm)
  • Eye trauma
  • Face trauma
  • Head trauma
  • Mouth trauma
  • Neck trauma

Our METV Trauma Special