Angelina She, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Epidural hematoma

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has an epidural hematoma? What are the typical findings for this disease? Epidural hematoma (EDH) is an intracranial hemorrhage between the outer membrane of the brain (dura mater) and the skull, usually caused by trauma. The hematoma is most often caused by laceration…

Subdural hematoma

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a subdural hematoma? What are the typical findings for this disease? Subdural hematoma (SDH) is an intracranial hemorrhage into the potential space between the outer (dura mater) and the inner (arachnoid mater) membrane of the brain. SDH occurs in children and toddlers…

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a subarachnoid hemorrhage? What are the typical findings for this disease? Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is bleeding within the subarachnoid space between the arachnoid membrane and the pia mater. Usually, the underlying etiology for this type of hemorrhage is a vascular lesion. In…

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