Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging classification of head injury.

@article{Teasdale1992ComputedTA,
  title={Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging classification of head injury.},
  author={Graham M. Teasdale and Evelyn Teasdale and Donald M. Hadley},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  year={1992},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
  pages={S249-57}
}
Neuroimaging with CT and MRI is a basis for decision making in individual head-injured patients and also provides a classification of patients according to severity of damage, patterns of injury, pathophysiologic mechanisms and prognosis. Such classifications can be based on the intracranial lesions identified: subdural, extradural, and intracerebral hematomas, contusions, and shearing lesions, or indirect indications of raised intracranial pressure and brain swelling: shift, obliteration of… CONTINUE READING