Lesión en la cabeza

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Lesión en la cabeza

Las lesiones en la cabeza pueden ir desde protuberancias menores en la cabeza hasta lesiones cerebrales devastadoras. El hecho de aprender a reconocer una lesión craneana grave e implementar los primeros auxilios básicos puede hacer la diferencia en la salvación de la vida de una persona. Las causas comunes de lesiones en la cabeza son, entre otras: accidentes de tráfico, caídas, agresiones físicas y accidentes en el hogar, el trabajo, al aire libre o mientras se practican deportes.

Lesión en la cabeza

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  • Last reviewed on 1/1/2013
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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