Concussion easy, but the consequences are not very ...
Any concussion - it is traumatic brain injury.
Usually mild concussion does not cause concern. AT
best, lie down a couple of days, workaholic rushes to work. On
offer to visit the doctor brings "strong" arguments like that, that "
I even do not have lumps. " Six months later, exhausted hero to creep up
a neurologist with complaints of a terrible headache, and irritability
poor memory, unexplained syncope, and in special cases - seizures
epilepsy. This stems from the adhesive processes in the cerebral cortex - they
impede uniform blood flow and oxygen delivery.
A common complication - hypertensive syndrome. All this,
It may need to be treated over the years. The most harmless consequence of trauma -
man becomes a "barometer" and responds to any natural
fluctuations suffers from pressure surges. In order not to bring the case to
sad endings - to the doctor when the first symptoms of a concussion.
Symptoms of mild concussion:
- strong bruise the head or neck (hit "detonate" with the cervical vertebrae in the head);
- short - a few seconds - loss of consciousness, often shaking and without loss of consciousness;
- the effect of "The Living Daylights";
- dizziness, worse when turning the head and slopes;
- the effect of "old film" before his eyes.
three - four days, it may seem that all has passed, but it seems
deceptively. Full rehabilitation - 2 - 3 weeks, and sometimes, if
optometrist finds the fundus functional changes, and more. at
jolt no "middle ground".
when it is shaken
of average weight a person can lose consciousness. There may be vomiting,
blackout. Due to the lack of oxygen in the human brain in
there is a "drunken" gait. Needed urgent hospitalization and
bed rest for 2 - 3 weeks. We must see to it that the first
while the victim was in a darkened room.
Symptoms of severe shocks:
- bumps and subcutaneous hematoma. The damaged vessel, took the brunt,
bad surpasses the blood, it fills and swells strongly - such
"Blood caterpillar" is easy to detect;
- irritation due to the bright light, noise, TV;
- fainting when standing up;
- hallucinations and delusions, unexplained fears.
Severe concussion? In intensive care!
amateur - only in intensive care! If tighten begin
irreversible processes, the brain will gradually die. great risk
disability. In 95 percent of cases the patient is in intensive care is not
less than a day. The recovery process - from three months.
What you have to pass inspection?
cervical spine and skull
To prevent fractures and
fractures in the skull, the displacement of the cervical vertebrae. To make sure that you
closed, not open injury that threatens to lead to hemorrhage
the brain and stroke.
Encephalography and echoencephalography - these
unpronounceable procedures show whether the cerebral vessels
"Disguised" the lesion.
In severe cases, a CT scan - It thoroughly examines the most "secret" brain areas.
ocular fundus. Optometrist - the only specialist that can
"Spy", the behavior of the vessels and the optic disc - whether
hemorrhage and hematoma insidious plate.