Brain expert explains Richardson death

March 19, 2009 3:06:14 PM PDT
The death of actress Natasha Richardson has many people wondering how what seemed to be a normal fall could end so tragically. The coroner's office announced Thursday the cause of death was "epidural hematoma due to blunt impact to the head."

To sort all of this out and explain what lessons can be learned is Dr. Gail Rosseau with the Chicago Institute for Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch.

Dr. Rosseau can be reached at CINN at the Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago, 773/250-0400, or CINN-Elmhurst Memorial Center for Health, 630/758-8650
Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, 4501 N Winchester Ave, Chicago, IL 60640 | 1-800-411-(CINN) 2466

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