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Leg Stress Fracture, Tibia
Liver Injury
Neck Dislocation
Neck Fracture
Neck Sprain
Neck Strain
Nose Injury
Pelvis Strain, Hip-Trunk
Pelvis Strain, Ischium
Perineum Contusion
Rib Dislocation
Rib Fracture
Rib Sprain
Rib Strain
Shoulder-Blade (Scapula) Bursitis
Shoulder-Blade (Scapula) Contusion
Shoulder-Blade Fracture, Acromion
Shoulder-Blade (Scapula) Fracture, Coracoid Process
Shoulder-Blade (Scapula) Fracture, Glenoid Fossa
Shoulder-Blade (Scapula) Fracture, Neck
Shoulder-Blade (Scapula) Strain
Shoulder Bursitis, Gleno-Humeral
Shoulder Bursitis, Subacromial
Shoulder Contusion
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Sprain, Acromio-Clavicular
Shoulder Sprain, Gleno-Humeral
Shoulder Strain
Shoulder Tendinitis & Tenosynovitis
Skin Abrasion
Skin Laceration
Skin Puncture Wound
Spine Fracture, Lower Thoracic & Lumber Region
Spine Fracture, Sacrum
Spine Fracture, Tailbone
Spine Stress-Fracture, Neck or Back
Spleen Rupture
Thigh-Bone Fracture
Thigh Contusion
Thigh Hematoma
Thigh Injury, Hamstring
Thigh Strain, Quadriceps
Thigh Strain
Thumb Fracture
Thumb Sprain
Toe Dislocation
Toe Exostosis
Toe Fracture
Tooth Injury & loss
Wrist Contusion
Wrist Dislocation, Lunate
Wrist Dislocation, Radius or Ulna
Wrist Ganglion
Wrist Sprain
Wrist Strain
Wrist Tenosynovitis

Liver Injury

Laceration, contusion or rupture of the liver. A severe liver Injury is an emergency!

Body Parts Involved

  • Liver.
  • Muscles of the abdominal wall.
  • Peritoneum (membranous covering to the intestines).
  • Ribs (sometimes) if fractured at the same time the liver is injured.


Direct blow to the liver, located in the upper abdomen or right side of the chest.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Vomiting.
  • Pain in the abdomen.
  • Abdominal tenderness.
  • Pain in the right shoulder or right side of the neck.
  • Rapid heart rate.
  • Low blood pressure.
  • Signs of shock: pale, moist and sweaty skin; anxiety with a feeling of impending doom; shortness of breath and rapid breathing; disorientation; and confusion.


Note:- Follow your doctor's instructions. These instruction are supplemental.

First Aid

  • Cover the victim with a blanket to combat shock.
  • Carry the injured person to the nearest emergency facility.
  • Don't give the person water or food. If surgery is necessary, food or water in the stomach makes vomiting while under general anesthesia more
  • Don't give the person pain relievers. They may mask symptoms and hinder diagnosis.

Continuing Care

No specific instructions except those under other headings. If surgery is required, your surgeon will supply postoperative instructions.


  • Your doctor may prescribe:
    Pain relievers. Don't take prescription pain medication longer than 4 to 7 days. Use only as much as you need.
  • Antibiotics to fight Infection.
  • Stool softeners to prevent constipation.

Pneumonia vaccinations.

  • You may use non-prescription drugs such as acetaminophen for minor pain.

Home Diet

No food or water before surgery. Following surgery, a clear liquid diet will be
necessary until the gastrointestinal tract functions again. During recovery, follow a well-balanced diet that includes extra protein, such as meat, fish, poultry, cheese, milk and eggs. Increase fiber and fluid intake to prevent constipation that may result from decreased activity.

Diagnostic Measures

Before surgery:

  • Blood and urine studies;
  • X-rays of the abdomen and chest.

After surgery:

  • Examination of all removed tissue.
  • Additional blood studies.
Prevention Tips

Avoid causes and risk factors when possible.

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