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1

Symptoms of subarachnoid haemorrhage?

Rapid onset severe headache, vomiting, coma, neck stiffness.

2

What is the main causes of a subarachnoid hemorrhage

saccular aneurysms in the circle of willis

3

How do you manage subarachnoid hemorrhage?

bed rest, supportive treatment, referral to neuro

4

What are the main causes of subdural hematoma?

mostly head injury but can be spontaneous

5

symptoms of subdural?

slow deteroration of consciousness. Headache, drowsiness, confusion, hemiparesis, sensory loss

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symptoms of extradural?

loss of consicousness, followed by lucid interval of recovery and then development of a progressive hemiparesis and stupor, ipsilateral pupil dilation. Respiratory arrest and tetraplegia will occur eventually