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Traumatic Brain Injuries - New Research

This article addresses traumatic brain injuries. This article focuses on new traumatic brain injury studies is explained. New helmets for our military and football players is available.


Epidural Hematoma - bleeding between the skull and the dura mater [outer layer of the brain]. Caused by a skull fracture that ruptures an artery. Blood accumulates inside and presses against the brain. This will increase the ICP. This is what happens with this type of injury- injury [you get knocked on side of the head], loss of consciousness, recovery period [wake up], you continue bleeding inside [can’t compensate any longer, ICP increases], you pass out again [neuro changes occur.] Thi


Falx cerebri - Human Anatomy  In this tutorial, we will be looking at one of the infoldings of the cranial dura mater: the falx cerebri.…

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Meninges: Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater, and Pia Mater

Meninges: Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater, and Pia Mater: Brain Anatomy: Meninges

Extraction of the Stone of Folly by Hieronymus Bosch circa 1488 - 1516 (, via Wikimedia Commons)


From left to right: skin, epicranial aponeurosis, connective tissue, bone, dura mater, arachnoid mater, cerebral hemisphere covered by pia mater (meninges).