Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Just Another Bump on the Head?

@article{Cook2006MildTB,
  title={Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Just Another Bump on the Head?},
  author={R. Cook and L. Schweer and Kaaren Fanta Shebesta and Karen Hartjes and R. Falcone},
  journal={Journal of Trauma Nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={13},
  pages={58-65}
}
  • R. Cook, L. Schweer, +2 authors R. Falcone
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Trauma Nursing
  • ABSTRACT Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is frequently encountered in pediatrics and challenges healthcare practitioners to provide safe, consistent, cost-effective care. Clinical management of children who sustain MTBI poses dilemmas for healthcare practitioners. This article will provide an overview of pediatric MTBI including definition, issues impacting diagnosis and management, risk factors for intracranial injury, indications for diagnostic imaging, disposition, and return to sports… CONTINUE READING
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