Head Injury | Johns Hopkins Medicine - adult injury

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Adult Injury Prevention | UNC Health Care Tar Heel Trauma adult injury


Trauma to the head can cause several types of head and brain injuries, also called traumatic brain injury (TBI). In most cases, a skull fracture causes a bruise (contusion) on the surface of the brain under the fracture. Acute subdural hematoma develops rapidly, most commonly after.

The leading cause of unintentional injuries among adults and older adults is falls. Falls are of particular concern for older adults, as the rate of fall-related.

The scope of this page is limited to traumatic brain injury in adults (ages 18 and older). A Portal page on TBI for younger individuals is in the process of being.

From sometimes-fatal hip fractures to harrowing hamstring strains, here are some of the most common injuries in adults over

Here, the authors characterize the demographics of sports-related TBI in adults from a community-based trauma population and identify predictors of prolonged.