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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Crandon, Ivor W.; Eldemire-Shearer, Denise; Fearon-Boothe, D; Morris, Chloe; James, Kenneth
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Article Title
A case report of chronic subdural haematomas in two elderly patients
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
56
Issue ID
6
Page(s)
547-549
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http:; caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442007000600015&lng=en&nrm=
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Abstract
The authors present two elderly patients with chronic subdural haematomas following minor trauma. The difficulty associated with making the diagnosis is discussed. A high index of suspicion and routine follow-up of such patients is recommended in order to promote early diagnosis and prompt treatment of this reversible cause of dementia.....
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