Head Trauma or Injury

Trauma and injury are synonyms. Trauma and head injury both refer to a physical injury of the scalp, skull, brain or the blood vessels with which they are associated in the head.  Injuries are further classified according to severity; cause; duration of loss of consciousness (if any); anatomical region(s) involved; radographic findings; whether they are open, closed, penetrating or perforating; and several other distinguishing critera.

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