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January 2, 2014

Schumacher’s brain injury: What is a “lucid interval”?

Yesterday, the news broke of Michael Schumacher’s skiing accident in the French Alps, whereby he sustained serious brain injuries and underwent emergency surgery. Doctors were hesitant to comment on his prognosis, although they confirmed he was in a critical condition. As of this morning, Schumacher remains in a coma, and doctors have reported that he is fighting for his life and that his condition is “touch and go”. At this stage they are unable to say what the full extent of his injuries are. (more…)
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