Medical Matters: Why head injuries need swift treatment
Michael Schumacher's skiing accident reminded the world that a knock to the head has the potential to devastate.
Michael Schumacher's skiing accident reminded the world that a knock to the head has the potential to devastate. The Formula 1 star is said to have suffered a brain haemorrhage after hitting his head on a rock while slaloming downhill.
Despite having received the best surgical intervention and medical care, he is reported to remain in a coma. Schumacher's tragic story illustrates how a simple bang to the head can change one's life in an instant.
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