Evidence-based assessment of severe pediatric traumatic brain injury and emergent neurocritical care.


Pediatric traumatic brain injury accounts for approximately 474,000 emergency department visits, 37,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths in children 14 years and younger annually in the United States. Acute neurocritical care in children has advanced with specialized pediatric trauma centers and emergency medical services. This article reviews pediatric… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.spen.2014.11.001