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Blast Injuries MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Blast Injuries
Tree Number(s)
C26.120.126
Unique ID
D001753
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001753
Annotation
various body inj from waves of high-pressure velocity; /‌compl permitted but do not confuse with /‌pathol
Scope Note
Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Version
BLAST INJ
Entry Term(s)
Injuries, Blast
NLM Classification #
WO 820
Public MeSH Note
73; was BLAST INJURY 1963-72
Online Note
use BLAST INJURIES to search BLAST INJURY 1966-72
History Note
73; was BLAST INJURY 1963-72
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Blast Injuries Preferred
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