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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.

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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

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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 (www.rijksmuseum.nl, via Wikimedia Commons)

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

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