Affordable Access

[Head injuries in children: can clinical features identify patients with high or low risk for intracranial injury?].

Authors
  • Benito Fernández, J
  • Mintegui Raso, S
  • Sánchez Echániz, J
  • Martínez González, M J
  • Fernández Cuesta, M A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anales españoles de pediatría
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1998
Volume
48
Issue
2
Pages
122–126
Identifiers
PMID: 9577018
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients with symptoms of head injury should undergo head CT because a small number will require surgery. After a minor head trauma, children who are neurologically normal and without symptoms may be discharged from the emergency department and sent home after careful physical examination alone.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times