Head Injury in the United Kingdom

  title={Head Injury in the United Kingdom},
  author={A. Kay and G. Teasdale},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  • A. Kay, G. Teasdale
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • This paper reviews aspects of head injury management and research in the United Kingdom (UK). We discuss evidence about the scale and etiology of head injury in Britain and how this information has supported a triage-based approach, incorporating risk analysis. A Cohesive organization based upon nationally accepted, yet regionally flexible head injury management guidelines is important. Research in the United Kingdom has clarified the effect of head injury on the brain and how this can be… CONTINUE READING
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