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Initial Management of Head Trauma

  • Claudio A. Feler
  • Clarence B. Watridge
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

In the United States, trauma is the leading cause of death in people 18 to 40 years of age. Of those who die, the majority have significant central nervous system injury. In those patients who remain disabled, central nervous system injuries are predominant.

Keywords

Intracranial Pressure Head Trauma Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Glasgow Coma Score Epidural Hematoma 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio A. Feler
    • 1
  • Clarence B. Watridge
    • 2
  1. 1.Semmes Murphy ClinicMemphisUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Physicians Foundation, University of Tennessee Center for the Health SciencesMemphisUSA

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