Pathology notes

Apr 16th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Price: $5 USD

Tutor description

Word Count: 577
Showing Page: 1/25
Head InjuryPresented ByATHMAN ABOUDH12/70147/11Introduction Any trauma to the scalp, skull, or brain Head trauma includes an alteration inconsciousness no matter how brief Causes Motor vehicle accidents Firearm-related injuries Falls Assaults Sports-related injuries Recreational accidentsPrognosis High potential for poor outcome Deaths occur at three points in time afterinjury: Immediately after the injury Within 2 hours after injury 3 weeks after injuryTypes Of Head Injuries Scalp lacerations The most minor type of head trauma Scalp is highly vascular profuse bleeding Major complication is infection Skull fractures Linear or depressed Simple, comminuted, or compound Closed or open Direct & Indirect Coup & ContrecoupTypes Of Head Injuries Basal Skull fractures CSF leak (extravasation) into ear (Otorrhea)or nose (Rhinorrhea) High risk infection or meningitis HALO Sign (Battle Sign) on clothes oflinen Possible injury to Internal carotid artery Permanent CSF leaks possibleBasilar Skull FracturesSignsBattles SignRaccoon EyesTypes Of Head Injury Minor head trauma Concussion A sudden transient mechanical headinjury with disruption of neural activityand a change in level of consciousness. Amnesia Headache Short durationTypes Of Head Injury Minor head trauma Post concussion syndrome

Review from student

Studypool Student
" Wow this is really good.... didn't expect it. Sweet!!!! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1831 tutors are online

Other Documents

04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015
04/16/2015

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors