Pediatric minor traumatic brain injury.

  title={Pediatric minor traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Kevin E Gordon},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric neurology},
  volume={13 4},
The literature surrounding minor traumatic brain injury is complex, methodologically challenging, and controversial. Although we lack a consistent standardized definition, the annual rate is likely in excess of 200 per 100,000 children. The proportion of children with minor traumatic brain injury who will require neurosurgery is certainly <1%. Several studies are underway that have the potential to significantly advance our understanding of the specific risk factors for intracranial injury and… CONTINUE READING

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