Mild head injury – mortality and complication rate: meta-analysis of findings in a systematic literature review

@article{Geijerstam2003MildHI,
  title={Mild head injury – mortality and complication rate: meta-analysis of findings in a systematic literature review},
  author={J.-L. af Geijerstam and Mona Britton},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2003},
  volume={145},
  pages={843-850}
}
¶Background. Whether the strategy for care of mild head injury should be in-hospital observation or computed tomography (CT) investigation and home care has been discussed lately. A necessary requirement for guidelines and the design of clinical trials would be knowledge about the risks of the condition. These have not been reliably summarised. The study aims to estimate as accurately as possible the mortality, the complication rates, and the frequency of pathological findings on CT in patients… CONTINUE READING

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