Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Head injury

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Mauritius!!! SSRMC
    Posts
    215
    Rep Power
    14

    Arrow Head injury

    Head injury

    Presentation:

    * unconsciousness
    * seizure
    * ENT bleeding
    * vomiting
    * Amnesia

    These are the main primary thngs u usually ask.

    Mechanism

    Can simply involve the scalp, meninges, skull or/and brain!!!

    Can anyone post how u will APPROACH TO A CASE OF HEAD INJURY with interpretation of everythng u will ask or elicit on examination?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Gujarat, India
    Age
    33
    Posts
    5,812
    Rep Power
    10

    Default

    GCS first of all.
    Hutchison's pupil is also most imp, i've seen in many cases typical pupils like mentioned in it.
    Vitals are most important.
    And burr hole rather than wasting time in investigations if suspecting EDH.

    More information :

    Code:
    http://www.madsci.com/manu/trau_hed.htm


    Join MedicalGeek on Yahoo & Facebook & WordPress

    "Like" MedicalGeek on Facebook

    Join me on Facebook

    Follow me on Twitter




    If U Think Ur Life Getting Necrosed,Ur Dreames Inflammed,Ur Thoughts Thrombosed,Then Try This Out.Spread D Neoplasia Of Love Around U.
    V.H.SHAH

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Managing Closed Head Injury
    By trimurtulu in forum Lecture Notes
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-26-2009, 09:49 PM
  2. Managing Closed Head Injury
    By PreDator in forum Articles
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-26-2008, 12:39 PM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-04-2008, 05:51 PM
  4. what are the indications for CT brain in case of a head injury
    By Asrafee in forum Specialized Branches
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-17-2008, 11:38 AM
  5. Head-low and Head-up position?
    By vitrag24 in forum Viva
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-30-2007, 10:51 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •