Head injury is a trauma to the head, that may or may not include injury to the brain.
The incidence (number of new cases) of head injury is 300 per 100,000 per year (0.3% of the population), with a mortality of 25 per 100,000 in North America and 9 per 100,000 in Britain.
Head trauma is a common cause of childhood hospitalization.
Common causes of head injury are traffic accidents, home and occupational accidents, falls, and assaults.
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Editor's Note: This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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