Pediatric traumatic brain injury: past, present and future.

  title={Pediatric traumatic brain injury: past, present and future.},
  author={Brian Thomas Jankowitz and P. David Adelson},
  journal={Developmental neuroscience},
  volume={28 4-5},
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children. Evidence-based guidelines for the management of this population are available; however, the data highlight significant deficiencies with few treatment standards or guidelines. Considering the limited availability of resources, it is necessary to define realistic goals. Attention should be given to injury prevention, developing standardized pediatric admission and outcome evaluations, increasing the utility… CONTINUE READING

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