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Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

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This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019.

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Abstract

Purpose of review: To provide a summary of recent developments in the field of paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI)Recent findings: The epidemiology of paediatric TBI with falling rates of severe TBI, and increasing presentations of apparently minor TBI. There is growing interest in the pathophysiology and outcomes of concussion in children, and detection of “significant” injury, arising from concern about risks of long term Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. The role of decompressive craniectomy in children is still clarifying.Summary: Paediatric TBI remains a major public health issue


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Author(s): Coulter IC, Forsyth RJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Opinion in Pediatrics

Year: 2019

Volume: 31

Issue: 6

Pages: 769-774

Print publication date: 01/12/2019

Online publication date: 05/08/2019

Acceptance date: 30/07/2019

Date deposited: 01/08/2019

ISSN (print): 1040-8703

ISSN (electronic): 1531-698X

Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

URL: https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000000820

DOI: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000820


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