Late presentations of minor head injury.

  title={Late presentations of minor head injury.},
  author={Anna Barrow and John Ndikum and Tim Harris},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  volume={29 12},
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency with which a CT head is performed in patients presenting more than 4 h after minor head injury and the clinical features that predict an abnormal scan. DESIGN Observational cohort study. SETTING Emergency department (ED) of the Royal London Hospital, London, UK. PARTICIPANTS 500 patients presenting to the ED of the Royal London Hospital. METHODS Chart review of all patients with minor head injury presenting more than 4 h from insult to the ED between… CONTINUE READING