Mild traumatic brain injury in the pediatric population: the role of the pediatrician in routine follow-up.

@article{Kaye2010MildTB,
  title={Mild traumatic brain injury in the pediatric population: the role of the pediatrician in routine follow-up.},
  author={Adam J Kaye and Rachel Gallagher and James M Callahan and Michael L. Nance},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={1396-400}
}
BACKGROUND Traumatic brain injury is common in children. Fortunately, most patients suffer mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Appropriate guidelines for follow-up care are not well established. We sought to determine practice experience and preferences of general pediatricians related to follow-up care of MTBI. METHODS Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council of Community Pediatrics and general pediatricians in the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics… CONTINUE READING