Biomechanics of Brain Injuries

  • D. A. Stålhammar
Part of the Advances in Neurotraumatology book series (NEUROTRAUMATOL., volume 3)


The biomechanics of brain injuries describes how the impact of forces directed to the head are related to the primary physical and physiological effects in the skull and the brain.


Head Injury Subdural Hematoma Angular Acceleration Abbreviate Injury Scale Diffuse Axonal Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Stålhammar
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgerySahlgren’s HospitalGöteborgSweden

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