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Helmets and haematomas.
  1. P. D. McInerney


    This report discusses two cases referred on the same day to the Mersey Regional Neurosurgical Unit. Both patients bore positions of responsibility and each developed an extradural haematoma as a result of neglecting to wear the appropriate safety helmet for their respective sports. The two survived, without detectable morbidity, to learn the relevant lesson.

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