Laura S. Blackwell

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Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and serious disability among children and adolescents. Incidence and prevalence rates of pediatric TBI are often difficult to obtain and vary by injury severity as well as mechanism of injury. In a recent report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the potential impact of a concussion management education program on community-practicing pediatricians. STUDY DESIGN We prospectively surveyed 210 pediatricians before and 18 months after participation in an evidence-based, concussion education program. Pediatricians were part of a network of 38 clinically integrated practices in(More)
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