Pathophysiology and management of head injury

Egon M.R. Doppenberg, Ross Bullock, William C. Broaddus

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Data on multiple causes of death, as collected and provided by the National Center for Health Statistics, show that of all injury-related deaths, at least 28% involve significant injury to the brain (1). The patients at highest risk for brain injury are between 15 and 24 years of age, with males far more often affected than females.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationModern Surgical Care
Subtitle of host publicationPhysiologic Foundations and Clinical Applications, Third Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781420016581
ISBN (Print)9780824728694
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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