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Head Injury Featured In JAMA This Week

Head_injury_jama This week's Journal of the American Medical Associatio (JAMA)  [Vol 294 No. 12 Sept. 28, 2005] has important patient information on Head Injury.  The patient information page on Head Injury summarizes important definitions of Concussion (a temporary loss of brain function); contusion (bruising of the brain); fracture (broken skull bone) and hematoma (blood clot)

It also summarizes important symptoms of brain injury:

  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Memory Loss
  • Confusion
  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus (ringing in ears)
  • Nausea or Vomiting

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