- Anteretrograde amnesia: inability to remember events at the onset of an injury.
- Brain Contusion: a bruise under or opposite from the side of the impact which may cause swelling and neurological dysfunction
- Brain Herniation: caused by intracranial pressure. This can cause the patient’s consciousness to deteriorate.
- Changes in personality
- Coma: state of unconsciousness from which patients cannot be awakened. These may last a few days or several years.
- Concussion: a non-penetrating blow to the head. The early symptoms of a concussion are dizziness, loss of equilibrium, nausea, vomiting and headache.
- Difficulty learning
- Difficulty remembering things
- Difficulty talking
- Difficulty with coordination
- Difficulty with mobility
- Difficulty with sensations
- Epidural Hematoma: the collection o blood between the skull’s outer shell (dura) and the skull’s inner table.
- Lack of attention span
- Retrograde amneria: memory loss of events preceding an injury.
- Skull Fracture: due to a large amount of force to the head. Symptoms include bleeding from the ear, bruising behind the ear, and dark eyes.
- Subdural Hematoma: caused by the tearing of a bridging vein between the draining venous sinus and the cerebral cortex. This is often the result from whiplash.
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