brains frontal lobe and finally exiting via the top of his skull and continuing

Brains frontal lobe and finally exiting via the top

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brains frontal lobe and finally exiting via the top of his skull and continuing for another 30 yards. Witnesses on site described the rod to be caked in brain tissue, skull and blood. The velocity of the rods flight knocked Gage to the ground and it remains unclear whether he lost consciousness or not. Gage was walking and talking within minutes and even managed to travel by cart home. Dr Harlow cleans the wounds, removing bone fragments and replacing loose fragments when possible. Harlow did not close Gage’s would surgically instead covered them with adhesive straps and compresses, in the hope that they would be easier to treat for infection. However Gage’s brain became infected due to the exposure, he lapsed in and out of a coma for over a month. However due to Harlow’s initiatives and Gage’s unwillingness to give up by the start of 1849 he was living a normal life once more. Gage originally spoke of a quick recovery and return to work in a couple of days, but had to admit defeat; his convalescence took almost 4 years for his physicality to repair itself. However it was noticed shortly after the accident that Gage had changed, Gage pre accident had been considered a popular foreman by his workers, sensible and efficient; he was well- balanced and with a shrewd business intellect. Post-accident Gage used
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