Brian F Flaherty

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BACKGROUND Although some pediatric patients with small traumatic epidural hematoma (EDH) are observed without surgical drainage, clinical practice remains variable. OBJECTIVES Create a prediction rule to identify patients with EDH unlikely to fail hospital observation. METHODS Retrospective review at a level I pediatric trauma center between 2003 and(More)
BACKGROUND There are currently no clear guidelines for the management and radiological monitoring of pediatric patients with epidural hematomas (EDH). We aim to compare clinical and radiographic characteristics of pediatric EDH patients managed with observation alone versus surgical evacuation and to describe results of repeat head imaging in both groups.(More)
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