oa South African Medical Journal - Subdural haematoma
|Article Title||Subdural haematoma|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School|
|Publication Date||Oct 1947|
|Pages||766 - 777|
|Keyword(s)||Aphasia, Osteoplastic craniotomy, Subdural Haematoma and Trauma|
Three case of subdural haematoma are reported. The history and some of the literature are reviewed. The aetiology and pathology are discussed. The symptoms are briefly descriptionbed and correlation with the pathology attempted. The treatment is discussed and the differences between that in adults and infants pointed out. The frequency of the condition and the importance of early recognition by the medical practitioners who see these cases primarily are emphasized.
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