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Open Closed Total (n = 15) (n = 16) (n = 31) Traumatic brain injury 2 (13%) 1 (6%) 3 (10%) Closed head injury 9 (60%) 4 (25%) 13 (42%) Extremity fracture 8 (53%) 10 (63%) 18 (58%) Anterior pelvic ring fracture 6 (40%) 11 (69%) 17 (55%) Acetabulum fracture 4 (27%) 5 (31%) 9 (29%) Thoracic injury 7 (47%) 10 (63%) 17 (55%) Blunt abdominal injury 4 (27%) 6 (38%) 10 (32%) Associated spine injury 6 (40%) 9 (56%) 15 (48%) Table 4: Postoperative outcomes on operatively treated patients.
Hanley and his research team recruited 720 adults from 11 emergency departments across the nation who presented with a closed head injury. After standard clinical assessment tests by a doctor or nurse to characterize the patient's symptoms, the Ahead 300 device was used to measure EEG data--essentially tracking and recording brain wave patterns.
Once an important part of the head injury evaluation, skull radiographs have been replaced by CT scans and are rarely used in patients with closed head injury. Skull x-rays are poor predictors of intracranial pathology and should not be performed to evaluate adult TBI.
Bhatia, "Colletsicard syndrome resulting from closed head injury: case report, " Journal of Trauma--Injury, Infection and Critical Care, vol.
It is to be used on patients who sustained a closed head injury within 24 hours, clinically present as a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), and are between the ages of 18-80 years.
(1) Various criteria that have been proposed include multiple facial fractures (Lefort II or III), (8) mandible fractures, (9) basilar skull fractures, (8,9) a closed head injury and potential diffuse axonal injury (8), diminished Glascow Coma Scale (suggested ranges vary)8, cervical spine injury, (8,9) near hanging with anoxia, (8) and seat belt or clothesline type injuries associated with pain, A recent meta-analysis found significant associations between CAD and cervical or thoracic trauma but not with other criteria examined.
The boy was diagnosed with: a closed head injury, brain contusion of severe degree, multiple bruises on the face, trunk, legs, anal fissures.
The majority of participants (57%) incurred a closed head injury. The average number of days between injury and rehabilitation was 65 [+ or -] 75.
[2] In a prospective UK study, 200 consecutive patients with closed head injury were admitted to a teaching hospital.
In all, 88 patients had penetrating head injury, of whom 45 (51%) had a secondary diagnosis of blast injury; and 34 patients had a closed head injury, of whom 15 (44%) had a secondary diagnosis of blast injury.