Timing of early changes in brain trauma.

  title={Timing of early changes in brain trauma.},
  author={R McD Anderson and Kenneth K Opeskin},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  volume={19 1},
One hundred and fourteen fatal cases of brain trauma were examined prospectively; in 100 of these cases, death occurred within 48 hours of injury. The methods of injury included motor vehicle accidents (MVA), gunshot wounds, blunt instrument injuries, and falls. All cases showed subarachnoid and parenchymal hemorrhages. Paraffin sections were studied with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stain and also with special stains in selected slides. The cases were examined histologically before having exact… CONTINUE READING