…..signs of damage to the head or face, loss of memory or consciousness. It is one reason why head injury should be respected and treated cautiously. Symptoms may develop much later, with clues developing slowly. Another reason a person sustaining a head injury should be monitored closely is signs of brain injury may take up to 48 hours to become evident as swelling or bruising around the brain gradually accelerates.
Tomorrow we will continue our look at Head Injuries….
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