• Factors Associated With Repeat Emergency Department Visits in a State-wide Cohort of Pediatric Patients With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    To describe demographic, injury, and clinical characteristics of pediatric patients treated in the ED for mild traumatic brain injury , and to evaluate characteristics associated with mTBI-related return emergency department visit within 1 month of initial presentation.
    Methods
    Retrospective cohort study from April 1, 2012, to September 30, 2017, of children 19 years or younger presenting to any Maryland ED for mTBI identified in the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission database using ICD-9/10 codes. Demographic, injury, and clinical characteristics of individuals were...
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