• Epidemiology of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in a Dense Urban Area Served by a Helicopter Trauma Service

    3 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    Pediatric traumatic brain injury is the most common cause of death and a major cause of morbidity in children and young adults worldwide. Despite this, our understanding of epidemiological factors relating to this type of injury is incomplete. The objective of this study was to explore a variety of factors relating to these injuries including mechanism, timing of emergency response, prehospital management, radiological diagnosis, neurosurgical care, and final outcomes.
    Methods
    A retrospective review of all pediatric traumas attending a single large, densely populated urban area...
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  • Treating Childhood Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Fluids May Not Cause Brain Injury

    Treating Childhood Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Fluids May Not Cause Brain Injury

    3 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Fluid infusion in children with diabetic ketoacidosis may not cause brain injury, finds new study contrary to popular belief and practice.
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