Head injury (moderate to severe).


INTRODUCTION Head injury in young adults is often associated with motor vehicle accidents, violence, and sports injuries. In older adults it is often associated with falls. Severe head injury can lead to secondary brain damage from cerebral ischaemia resulting from hypotension, hypercapnia, and raised intracranial pressure. Severity of brain injury is… (More)


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@article{Maconochie2007HeadI, title={Head injury (moderate to severe).}, author={Ian K. Maconochie and Mark Ross}, journal={BMJ clinical evidence}, year={2007}, volume={2007} }