Head Injury Presentation June 30

Head Injury

Head Injury Presentation - Ben McKenzie.  Some physiology, overview of the spectrum of injury, when to CT people, how to care for people with raised ICP.

Post Traumatic Amnesia - Abbreviated Westmead Scale is probably more sensitive to diagnose this instead of GCS but uses more resources to administer - likely best reserved for mild head injury patients who need hours of observation in short stay.

Post Concussion Syndrome - Don't forget patients do better when you give them information (like this booklet) about what to expect.

Canadian CT Head Rules Original Research Article