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Head Trauma


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Google previewA Textbook Of: SPECT in Neurology and Psychiatry (1997)

by De Deyn

Head trauma is a neurological disorder that affects as many as several hundred thousand individuals every year.

Another reason for the success of CT in acute head trauma is that it is more available and more cost effective than MRI, and CT ...

Google previewMaintenance Pharmacotherapies for Neuropsychiatric Disorders (1999)

by Stephanie S. Richards, William S. Musser, Samuel Gershon

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND POST-CONCUSSIVE SYNDROME INTRODUCTION Head trauma is a common cause of morbidity and mortality. Approximately 2 million head injuries occur per year in the United States, and 25 % of them ...

Google previewOxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures (2012)

by Simon Shorvon, Renzo Guerrini, Mark Cook, Samden Lhatoo

Posttraumatic epilepsy Head trauma is an important cause of epilepsy. Identified head injury accounts for about 6% of all cases of epilepsy. It is customary to draw distinctions between open head injury, where the dura is breached, and closed ...

Google previewIntensive Care Medicine (2003)

Annual Update 2002 by Jean-Louis Vincent

Head trauma is a significant cause of death and disability, especially in young males (median age 430) and is associated with raised intracranial pressure (ICP) . Raised ICP is defined as pressure greater than 20 mmHg and appears most ...

Google previewHandbook of Epilepsy Treatment (2010)

by Simon Shorvon

Head trauma is an importantcause of epilepsy. Estimatesoffrequency of injury andoftherisk of posttraumatic epilepsy havevaried widelyin different studies, partlyasa result of different definitions and changesin diagnosis and management.

Google previewHandbook of Outpatient Treatment of Adults (2013)

Nonpsychotic Mental Disorders by Barry A. Edelstein, Michel Hersen, M.E. Thase

also be suspected in the presence of any recent trauma, and a remote history of head trauma is a statistical risk factor for AD. A history of intravenous drug abuse, ...

Google previewUSMLE Step 2 CK Lecture Notes 2017: Internal Medicine (2016)

by Kaplan

The presumptive mechanism of the formation of stress ulcers from burns and head trauma is that there is an intense vasoconstriction of the vasculature that supplies the gastric mucosa, leading to the sloughing of these cells and ulceration.

Google previewSkeletal Atlas of Child Abuse (2011)

by Jennifer C. Love, Sharon M. Derrick, Jason M. Wiersema

Distinguishing accidental from nonaccidental head trauma is an important component of the forensic autopsy, and the thorough detection and appropriate interpretation of skull fractures is critical to the distinction between nonaccidental and ...

Google previewTaste What You're Missing (2012)

The Passionate Eater's Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good by Barb Stuckey

Head TraumaHead trauma is a relatively common cause of smell dysfunction,” says PhD Richard Doty, coauthor of The Neurology of Olfaction. But it's not necessary to crack a bone in the skull, even though Carlo's case indicates that this ...

Google previewCaffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging E-Book (2013)

by Brian D. Coley

Summary Head trauma is a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. A wide spectrum of traumatic head injuries occurs in children, many of which are unique to the pediatric population. The type of injury primarily ...

Google previewFocus on Cognitive Disorder Research (2007)

by William P. Briscoe

A view is emerging that in the general population traumatic brain injury due to head trauma is a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease, but not for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. However, the consequences for footballers (and ...

Google previewNeuroanesthesia (2012)

Papers presented at the 42nd Annual Postgraduate Course in Anesthesiology, February 1997 by J.O. Johnson, R.J. Sperry, T.H. Stanley

HEAD INJURY Head trauma is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. Children with epidural, subdural, or intracerebral hematomas may require emergent evacuation of the blood clot to improve neurologic ...

Google previewNeurocritical Care, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics, (2014)

by Cherylee W.J. Chang

The Evolution of Neurocritical Care Georgia Korbakis, MDa,*, Thomas Bleck, MD, FCCMa,b,c,d KEYWORDS Neurocritical care Critical care Neurology Head trauma Intracranial pressure KEY POINTS Head trauma is a major aspect of ...

Google previewHuman Neuroanatomy (2009)

A Text, Brain Atlas, and Laboratory Dissection Guide by J. Edward Bruni, Donald G. Montemurro

Head trauma is a common cause of facial nerve injury. In such cases, the sensory and/or motor deficits encountered will vary with the location and extent of the lesion. Any combination of paresis or paralysis of the muscles of facial expression, ...

Google previewLlama and Alpaca Care (2014)

Medicine, Surgery, Reproduction, Nutrition, and Herd Health by Chris Cebra, David E. Anderson, Ahmed Tibary, Robert J. Van Saun, LaRue Willard Johnson

Head trauma is an unusual condition in camelids. Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is slightly more common and may occur independent of evidence of trauma ( Figure 38-5). No real risk factors have been identified, but trauma from conflicts, ...

Google previewAdult Psychopathology and Diagnosis (2014)

by Deborah C. Beidel, B. Christopher Frueh, Michel Hersen

Head trauma is a disorder that may occur at any age, but once the acute phase of the disorder is over, the brain typically returns to a steady state. Thus, the head- trauma patient, if recovery from the acute condition is Neurocognitive Disorders ...

Google previewPractical Neuroophthalmology (2013)

by Timothy Martin, James Corbett

Head trauma is a common cause of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

head trauma An injury to the head, usually through a severe blow. Results may range from concussion to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

Head trauma can produce scarring of brain tissue which becomes a focus for later epileptic seizures; see also penetrating head trauma, acceleration/ deceleration head trauma, concussion, cerebral contusion, cerebral laceration, cerebral ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Vertebral body fractures are more likely seen in children who have suffered abusive head trauma (see below). The mechanism of injury is thought to be from hyperextension and hyperflexion of the spine during vigorous shaking, or from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

Risk: women > men; cigarette smoking, OCP, head trauma, anticoagulation Pathophysiology: ruptured cerebral aneurysm, trauma, venous ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: The body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Head trauma can alter olfaction through (1) nasal injury with scarring of the olfactory neuroepithelium,

Smell loss occurs in 5% to 30% of head trauma patients and may ensue without any other nervous system abnormalities.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

Head trauma is the injury most likely to result in hospitalization or death and is the most common careerending injury for professional jockeys. The percentage of injuries causing death is higher in younger riders. Although most injuries are ...

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