Understanding head injuries

Julie I Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, April 2013, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2013.7.4.174

A guide to head injuries.

What is it about?

This article includes basic anatomy of the brain and explains the different types of head injuries and initial treatment.

Why is it important?

The term ‘head injury’ covers a multitude of injuries, from mild concussion to severe brain damage.


Mrs Julie I Swann

It is important to act swiftly if a head injury has occurred.

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