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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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The team did not determine the direct link between the sex problems and head trauma in former NFL players.A
In this prospective study, 40 patients presenting to a pediatric ED with head trauma aged between 0 and 18 years were included between January 2015 and June 2015.
We observed that the majority of individuals were referred for the radiological evaluation by CT scan for the complaints of head trauma. The cases of head trauma are increasing worldwide due to increased incidence of motor vehicle accidents (MVA) and acts of violence.
This retrospective study analyzes the data of seven consecutive patients with post-lingual bilateral profound hearing loss resulting from blunt head trauma. This study was approved by the local institutional review board (AKBE/183/17) and conforms to the code of ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki).
It's time for the NHL to finally acknowledge that serious, permanent damage can be done if head trauma is ignored or neglected.
It emergedon ESPN FC on Mondaythat Liverpool's medical staff were concerned about the possibility of Karius suffering a concussion, and although the goalkeeper went on holiday to the United States after the final, he was sent to Boston to visit head trauma specialist Dr Ross Zafonte at Massachusetts General Hospital last Thursday under encouragement from the club.
Liverpool Echoalso understands Karius visited Dr Zafonte, who is known as a leading authority on the treatment of NFL players who have suffered head trauma, following consultation with Liverpool's Boston-based owners, Fenway Sports Group.
Schneider is continuing her work to illuminate the connection between head trauma and dementia.
Literature review reveals that head trauma is more common in males as compared to females9,10.
Although the prevalence of blunt cerebrovascular injuries are difficult to measure, it is estimated to occur in about 1.2 percent of all blunt head trauma cases.
In patients with head trauma, CT evaluation advantages include sensitivity to bone injuries and acute hemorrhage, widespread availability, short scanning time, and compatibility with medical devices.
The unexplained recovery of Lucas Baptista, of Brazil, who suffered severe head trauma in a 21-feet fall, has been attributed to the siblings.