Casey Dunn, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Hemorrhagic Stroke

I. What every physician needs to know. Hemorrhagic stroke is the second most common cause of stroke. It comprises intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). ICH is most commonly due to rupture of small perforating arteries due to unrecognized or uncontrolled hypertension, but can be due to several other underlying etiologies discussed below. SAH…

Concussions

I. What every physician needs to know. Concussion is a form of brain injury that may result from a direct blow or from rapid rotation, acceleration and/or deceleration of the brain inside the skull. Concussions differ from other forms of traumatic brain injury in that there is no apparent structural damage to the brain parenchyma,…

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