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Behind Armor Blunt Trauma (BABT)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

While flexible body armor may protect against penetration from projectiles, its use may be associated with blunt trauma to underlying structures. This is termed behind armor blunt trauma (BABT). In the Middle Ages a thick tunic was worn under the armor to protect against such injury.

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