Epidemiology of traumatic head injury in children and adolescents in a major trauma center in Saudi Arabia: implications for injury prevention

@inproceedings{Alhabdan2013EpidemiologyOT,
  title={Epidemiology of traumatic head injury in children and adolescents in a major trauma center in Saudi Arabia: implications for injury prevention},
  author={Sultan Alhabdan and Mohammed F. Zamakhshary and Manal Al Naimi and Hala Mandora and Manal Alhamdan and Khalid Al-bedah and S Al-enazi and Amro F. Al-Habib},
  booktitle={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Injury to the head is the most common affected body part in pediatric trauma and could be associated with deleterious consequences. It presents a challenge for developing countries since many injuries are preventable and there are few epidemiological data to support injury prevention programs. The current study aimed to determine demographic characteristics, etiology and outcome of head injury in the pediatric population and compare findings to international figures… CONTINUE READING

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