Flashcards in 9.2 - Extra-axial hemorrhage Deck (6)
Symptoms of subarachnoid haemorrhage?
Rapid onset severe headache, vomiting, coma, neck stiffness.
What is the main causes of a subarachnoid hemorrhage
saccular aneurysms in the circle of willis
How do you manage subarachnoid hemorrhage?
bed rest, supportive treatment, referral to neuro
What are the main causes of subdural hematoma?
mostly head injury but can be spontaneous
symptoms of subdural?
slow deteroration of consciousness. Headache, drowsiness, confusion, hemiparesis, sensory loss