Flashcards in Trauma- Concussion Deck (8)
What is concussion?
No abnormal loosening or displacement but marked Sensitvity to percussion
What are the signs and symptoms of concussion?
Which tissue are damaged in concussion?
NVB and PDL traumatised but intact
Few areas are damaged where there is bleeding and oedema
What does the radiograph show for concussion and how often should you retake them?
Normal pdl and no displacement
What treatment is required for concussion?
Check pulp vitality after one year
Immediate advice: soft diet, analgesics OHI and corsodyl
What percentage corsodyl?
What is the prognosis for open and closed apex? Ref
Open: 100% pulpal survival
Closed : 96%