A history of depressed skull fractures from ancient times to 1800.

@article{Ganz2014AHO,
  title={A history of depressed skull fractures from ancient times to 1800.},
  author={Jeremy Christopher Ganz and J{\"u}rgen Arndt},
  journal={Journal of the history of the neurosciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={233-51}
}
The story of managing depressed fractures illustrates how knowledge of proven value does not always get handed down. Celsus was the first to describe sensible management for depressed fractures. As he wrote in Latin this was forgotten. Galen's Greek writings survived forming the basis of management until the sixteenth century. In 1517, Hans von Gersdorff… CONTINUE READING