Epidemiology of acute head injuries in Canadian children and youth soccer players

@article{Giannotti2010EpidemiologyOA,
  title={Epidemiology of acute head injuries in Canadian children and youth soccer players},
  author={Maria Giannotti and Ban Al-Sahab and Steve McFaull and Hala M. Tamim},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={907-12}
}
BACKGROUND Limited studies have been done to assess head injury characteristics for children and youth soccer players in Canada. OBJECTIVES To describe acute head injury characteristics in children and youth soccer players and identify the characteristics of patients who required hospital admission. METHODS Analysis was based on the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP). Soccer-related head injuries amongst 5-19 year old children presenting at 16 hospital… CONTINUE READING

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