Chapter

The head

Patricia Sylla

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780198529101
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529101.003.0004

Series: Emergencies in

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The head—basic anatomy and physiology 94

The head—neurological examination 98

Head injuries—pathophysiology 102

Head injuries—general points 104

Head injuries—assessment 106

Skull fractures 108

Intra-cranial haematomas 110

Head injuries—definitive care 114

Anatomists describe the SCALP as having five layers: Skin, Subcutaneous tissue, Aponeurosis, Loose areolar tissue and Pericranium. Functionally, it can be considered as two layers:...

Chapter.  6347 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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