Controversies in the Sequelae of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

  title={Controversies in the Sequelae of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury},
  author={L. Lee},
  journal={Pediatric Emergency Care},
  • L. Lee
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Care
  • Traumatic brain injury is a common occurrence in the pediatric population, and the majority of injuries are considered to be mild. There are varying definitions of mild traumatic brain injury. Classification systems for injury severity may include initial Glasgow Coma Scale, duration of loss of consciousness, and duration of posttraumatic amnesia. Postconcussion syndrome is a constellation of symptoms, which may develop after traumatic brain injury. The symptoms can occur in the areas of… CONTINUE READING
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