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head trauma

Injury to the head, esp. to the scalp and cranium, that may be limited to soft tissue damage or may include the cranial bones and the brain.
See also: trauma
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Cameron Yadidi Brock and his top legal team at the Law Offices of Burg & Brock have helped countless individuals deal with the aftermath of a serious head trauma.
Instead, childhood arterial ischemic stroke is associated with congenital heart disease, vascular anomalies, prothrombotic conditions, genetic or metabolic disease and head trauma.
0 years) who were admitted <24 h after severe head trauma (a Glasgow Coma Scale score of [less than or equal to] 6 on admission).
The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 9, 50-61.
About 30 to 40 percent of people with smell losses caused by head trauma do recover, at least partially, says Kurtz.
Firefighters helped free him, and he was taken to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center with major head trauma and broken ribs.
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Past research on boxers and others also found an association between head trauma and Alzheimer's disease.
Rehabilitating head trauma patients - and managing their care - presents a particular challenge to the staff of long-term care facilities.
This is particularly valuable in cases of severe head trauma or stroke, where the 'time to treatment' is critical in saving a patient's life, or in situations where moving a patient to an imaging suite before or after surgery could prove fatal.
Head trauma can occur as a result of slips and falls on ice.
The family said in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to any of the following organizations in memory of Marlin McKeever: The High Hopes Head Trauma Center, 2953 Edinger, Tustin, 92780; Crespi Carmelite High School, 5031 Alonzo Ave.