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Bunsen posted:
A friend was hit with 1 punch and fell back and hit his head on the street. He was unconcious and within an hour regained conciousness in the hospital. We are trying to understand why he would appear to be alert at times almost 15 minute intervals, and then appeared to be sleeping, and then re-awake, wide eyed and disoriented to many things but once he saw his friend, he calmed down, could say her name. Went on for a few hours, with longer intervals of out of conciousness. Brain was swelling, they cut the cap for expansion.
Were these intervals of shortly in/mostly out due to the brain swelling? Friend thought at the time he was sleeping/awake, but now we think it was the hemmeraging. After 7-8 hours, no waking periods ever occurred. Since she wasn't family, not much info was shared about the symptions during all this. Anyone with mediacl training have some thoughts?
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