Intubation and survival in severe paediatric blunt head injury.

  title={Intubation and survival in severe paediatric blunt head injury.},
  author={Pertti K Suominen and Colin Baillie and Aarne Kivioja and J. H. Ohman and Klaus T. Olkkola},
  journal={European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine},
  volume={7 1},
The majority of severe childhood injuries are due to head injuries. We studied the impact of emergency intubation in a cohort of children suffering severe blunt head trauma. A 10-year retrospective case note analysis was performed on 176 children (age < 16 years) with severe blunt head trauma (abbreviated injury scale > or =4) in Southern Finland, who… CONTINUE READING