Monday , 24 April 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury, the Major Cause of Death in Young Adults- A Case Study

Sanjay Singh1, Dr. A K. Gupta2, Dr. Raghvendra3*
1M.B.A (HCS), MRIT, BRIT, Senior CT/MRI Technologist, Guest Lecturer (Paramedical College) UPRIMS&R, Saifai, Etawah, (206130) U.P. India
2Professor and Head, Department of Radiology, UPRIMS&R, Saifai, Etawah, (206130) U.P. India
3Head and Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Aligarh College of Pharmacy, Aligarh, (202001) U.P., India

A B S T R A C T
Traumatic brain injury is of the major cause of death in young adults and its of neurology health problem, especially among male adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 24, and among elderly people of  both sexes 55 years and older. Children aged 7 and younger are also at high risk for TBI. Cases of head injury is more seen in males patients comparison to females. Generally caused by motor vehicle accident, fall assault, Violence and sports. Head injury defines an injury to the head and brain. Hence injury o head which does not involve the brain, is not considered as head injury, It is not unusual for a neurosurgeon to get a call for treating a head injured patient from casualty which turns out be a simple case of scalp laceration or scalp hematoma. 61% of people not use seat belt, 45% people not bear helmet especially in rural area, 20% people drink liquar while those are driving, 2% cases of accident cause high speed of vehicle.
Keywords: Traumatic brain injury, Head injury, Scalp hematoma

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