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Schumacher accident: How are brain injuries treated?

Michael Schumacher's medical team says he would not be alive now if he had not been wearing a helmet.

They added that the driver's relative youth and the fact that he was operated on without delay count in his favour.

The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman assesses the type of injury Mr Schumacher sustained.

  • 30 Dec 2013
  • From the section Health
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