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Go to WebMD for a slide show of information on concussions and brain injuries. You'll find some good information on concussions and other types of brain injuries.

For example, on How to Tell if it's a Concussion:

After a fall or hit to the head, you may be knocked out for a few seconds. But many people with concussions do not black out. A few telltale symptoms will show that you may have a concussion. Dizziness, nausea or vomiting, blurry vision, headache, and trouble thinking clearly are all signs that you need to see a doctor to get your head injury checked out.
Or On Bleeding in the Brain:
Your brain can bleed if it's injured and blood vessels inside it are damaged. The trapped blood can pool, forming a bump called a hematoma. If the hematoma puts pressure on the brain, it can squeeze or cut off blood flow to the brain -- a medical emergency. Signs of a hematoma include headaches, vomiting, and trouble with balance.
All in all, 22 slides with concise information on a range of topics dealing with brain injuries -- a quick, informed overview. Worth a look.

A Visual Guide to Concussions and Brain Injuries.

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