Initial Management of Closed Head Injury in Adults, 2nd Edition NSW HEALTH PAGE 3 Trauma is the leading cause of death and disability in children and young adults in New South Wales and closed head injuries cause a significant proportion of this burden.1, 2 Closed head injury may result in .
Closed-head injury is a type of traumatic brain injury in which the skull and dura mater remain intact. Closed-head injuries are the leading cause of death in children under 4 years old and the most common cause of physical disability and cognitive impairment in young people.
Minor Head Injury Do not return to sport until all symptoms have gone. This is because your reaction times and thinking will often be slower, putting you at risk of further injury. It is important to avoid another head injury before fully recovering from the ﬁ rst, as a second injury can .