Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
(Poisoning, Accidental Injury, External Causes)
An injury is any physiological damage to living tissue caused by immediate physical stress. A poison can be any substance that is harmful to the body. In medicine, an external cause is a reason for the existence of a medical condition which can be associated with a specific object or acute process that was caused by something outside the body.
TAGS: accidental injury, poisoning, external causes