May 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

Posted: 5/2/2013 9:24 AM by Interim HealthCare

Skull fractures are regarded as more serious than concussions. Skull fractures occur when the bone of the skull cracks or breaks. When pieces of the broken skull press into the tissue of the brain, this is called a depressed skull fracture. A penetrating skull fracture occurs when something pierces the skull, such as a piece of metal from an explosion or a bullet. These types of traumatic brain...