Headache in traumatic brain injuries from blunt head trauma.

@article{Dayan2015HeadacheIT,
  title={Headache in traumatic brain injuries from blunt head trauma.},
  author={Peter S. Dayan and James F Holmes and John D Hoyle and Shireen M. Atabaki and Michael G Tunik and Richard Lichenstein and Michelle L Miskin and Nathan Kuppermann},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={135 3},
  pages={504-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in children with headaches after minor blunt head trauma, particularly when the headaches occur without other findings suggestive of TBIs (ie, isolated headaches). METHODS This was a secondary analysis of a prospective observational study of children 2 to 18 years with minor blunt head trauma (ie, Glasgow Coma Scale scores of 14-15). Clinicians assessed the history and characteristics of headaches at the time of initial… CONTINUE READING
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