Concussion

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CONCUSSION, civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing is taken by force, while in concussion it is obtained by threatened violence. Hein. Lec. El, Sec. 1071

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of Cases Percentage Cerebral Concussion 2 5.41 Transient Neuroprexia 2 5.41 Cut injury of Scalp 2 5.41 Cut in jury of Contralateral forearm 1 2.70 Superficial burn over scapular Region and 1 2.70 Ipsilateral Clavicular fracture 1 2.70 Total 9 24.33 Table 8: Degree of Comminution Degree of Comminution Fractures No.
Classification and management guidelines for cerebral concussion. In J.
Cerebral concussion and traumatic unconsciousness: correlation of experimental and clinical observations on blunt head injuries.
Seventeen contributions from leaders in the field discuss such topics as the epidemiology of cerebral concussion; the development of neuropsychological testing programs for college athletes; and the use of the HeadMinder Concussion Resolution Index.
Postconcussional disorder is a syndrome that follows from a traumatic brain injury that involves a cerebral concussion sufficiently severe to result in the loss of consciousness (Kaplan & Sadock, 1998).
Strauss and Savitsky (1934) coined the term "post-concussion syndrome" to represent the notion of cerebral concussion in the absence of a loss of consciousness.
The post mortem findings of the medico-legal officer who autopsied Bernard showed that the cause his death was cerebral concussion and shock which coincide with Jethro's account of what really happened.

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