D. DENNY-BROWN, M.B., F.R.C.P.
Though head injuries are usually considered to be the province of the surgeon, the physician, as Richard Bright1 remarked over a century ago, is so commonly called upon to alleviate their after-effects and has so often to take them into account in relation to general disease, that it behooves him to interest himself in their mechanism.
Traumatic disorder of the nervous system is in general of a kind that is at its worst immediately following the injury, and thenceforth lessens in severity as reparation is made. This is true of the paralysis due to damage to the cerebral cortex, to
D. DENNY-BROWN. POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME—A CRITIQUE(POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME—A CRITIQUE*). Ann Intern Med. 1943;19:427–432. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-3-427
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(3):427-432.
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