Classification of Head Injury
Head injuries can be categorized in several ways: by mechanism of injury (closed or penetrating injury), morphology (fractures, focal intracranial injury, diffuse intracranial injury), or severity of injury (mild to severe).
KeywordsHead Injury Glasgow Coma Scale Injury Severity Score Glasgow Coma Scale Score Severe Head Injury
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
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