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Recovering from a head injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Head Injuries
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   my mom had an accident n she has clotting in her brain
Doctor :   ok
User :   so how long does it take to recover?? she is unable to speak or do anythn else....she is in icu
Doctor :   what is her GCS score?
User :   lemme find
User :   what is GCS??
Doctor :   do you know what type of the bleed it is in the brain? is it subdural, epidural, subarachanoid or parenchymeal of a combination of these?
User :   i got no idea...i have her ct scan reports with me
Doctor :   head injury recovery depends on many factors like the GCS score type of injyry to brain, and present response to the treatment and all
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