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In the United States, head injuries are one of the most common causes of death and disability. Head injuries due to bleeding are generally classified by the location of the blood within the skull, these include:

  • epidural hematoma,
  • subdural hematoma,
  • subarachnoid bleed,
  • intracranial bleed,
  • sheer injury, edema, and
  • skull fracture.
Some common symptoms of a head injury include: Treatment of a head injury depends on the type and severity of the injury.

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