Brain Contusion: Treatment, Recovery & Long-Term Effects

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Which of the following is a primary difference between a brain contusion and a concussion?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of increased intracranial pressure when monitoring a brain contusion?

2. Which of the following best describes the purpose of a craniotomy or craniectomy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What symptoms might a person with a serious brain contusion experience? This quiz and worksheet will verify your ability to answer this question and others surrounding how brain contusions are treated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The main difference between a brain contusion and a concussion
  • Symptoms of increased intracranial pressure
  • The purpose of a craniotomy or craniectomy
  • The purpose of continuous ICP monitoring
  • Common long-term side-effects of serious brain contusions

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about cerebral contusion treatment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about continuous ICP monitoring and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the difference between a brain contusion and a concussion

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic with the lesson titled Brain Contusion: Treatment, Recovery & Long-Term Effects. Here are examples of the information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of cerebral contusions
  • Use of computerized tomography (CT) scans
  • Factors that affect treatment results
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