• Traumatic Brain Injury and Infectious Encephalopathy in Children From Four Resource-Limited Settings in Africa*

    7 days ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    To assess the frequency, interventions, and outcomes of children presenting with traumatic brain injury or infectious encephalopathy in low-resource settings.
    Design:
    Prospective study.
    Setting:
    Four hospitals in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Patients:
    Children age 1 day to 17 years old evaluated at the hospital with traumatic brain injury or infectious encephalopathy.
    Interventions:
    None.
    Measurements and Main Results:
    We evaluated the frequency and outcomes of children presenting consecutively over 4 weeks to any hospital department with traumatic brain injury or infectious...
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