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Most common type of skull fracture

Linear

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Most severe type of skull fracture

Basiler

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two or more pieces of fracture fragments

comminuted

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assoicated conditions with a skull fracture

intracranial hemorrhage

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high risks for a CCHR CT of someone with a head injury. 5

age 65 or older, basilar fracture, vomit, open skull

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Epidural Hematoma results from blank and is due to a fracture of the

middle mengeal arteries bursting and is due to skull fracture

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Explain the classic pattern of epidural hematoma

immediate LOC, regain of neurosymptsoms, them degressive mental dstatus

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subdural hematoma is caused by the breaking of

dural veins bridging

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What is the most common form ofsubdural hematoma

acute

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Classic signs of a subdural hematoma 3

unconsciousness, asymmetrical pulpils, and abnormal posture

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Classic signs and symptoms of a subarachnoid hemmorrhage3

severe non traumatic headache, loss of consciousness, vomiting, neck stiffness

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two types of intracerebral heorrhage

cerebral contusion and intracerebral hematoma

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getting a concussion increase

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