Subdural Hematoma (SDH)

Your Path

  • Subdural Hematoma (SDH)


  • Head trauma
  • In older patients, can occur more easily (e.g. mild trauma, deceleration injury) - related to brain atrophy w/tension on bridging veins

Risk Factors

  • Trauma
  • Anti-platelet meds, anti-coagulants
  • Older age, brain atrophy


  • Change in behavior/level of consciousness
  • Acute to sub-acute to chronic/progressive
  • Pace of symptoms related to rate of bleeding, degree of brain compression, area of brain affected, level of pre-morbid functionality