Monthly Archives: December 2020

photo of hematoma on arm - article by Dr. John Naranja, MD, JD

Ask Dr. John, Esq – Head Trauma – What is the Difference Between a Subdural and Epidural Hematoma?

In order to identify the difference between a subdural and epidural hematoma that may occur after a head trauma, it is important to discuss the anatomy of the brain and its surrounding structures. First, understand that a hematoma is a collection of blood, usually as a result of bleeding from injured blood vessels. We most […]

mechanisms of head injury and concusion

Ask Dr. John, Esq – How are Concussions Assessed?

Concussions represent an injury to the brain caused by trauma. Another term for a concussion is a traumatic brain injury. The trauma can come from a direct blow to the head or sudden acceleration and deceleration of the brain inside the skull. The latter is also called a coup-contrecoup injury. Coup refers to the site […]

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