Brain Bleeds on CT

Head CTs are often mysterious to people who don’t practice neurocritical care (or related specialty). But there are some things that are not so subtle and a large hemorrhage is among them. But, there are a few different types that you should be able to differentiate between. It’s critical to be able to differentiate between a subdural hematoma and an epidural hematoma, as one is almost always a medical emergency. Through in subarachnoid hemorrhage and you’ve got three types of hemorrhage to sort out.

Medical Guidelines has a nice Instagram post to help you out.

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