In our study, the most common age group involved in head trauma
was in the first decade of life, contributing to 20% of all patients, followed by 5th and 3rd decade of life.
In patients with head trauma
, CT evaluation advantages include sensitivity to bone injuries and acute hemorrhage, widespread availability, short scanning time, and compatibility with medical devices.
Early objective diagnostic testing of patients who have experienced head trauma
allows for more rapid and appropriate treatment decisions, while potentially reducing unnecessary head CT scans.
A provisional cause of death was given as severe head trauma
Keywords: Head trauma
, Cortical contusions, Traumatic brain injuries, Blast injuries.
Part of a two-volume set, this pocket atlas contains 20 chapters contributed by pediatricians from the US, who address the evaluation of pediatric abusive head trauma
, focusing on the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of traumatic injuries in this volume.
Keywords: Child abuse, head trauma
, retinal hemorrhage
Given the rarity of abusive head trauma
for clinicians who are not child abuse specialists, it is important to be able to explicitly define which combination of clinical features carries a high probability of abuse when a clinical work-up has been conducted," wrote Laura Elizabeth Cowley of Cardiff (Wales) University and her associates.
Of these, 133 children had nonabusive head trauma
and 65 children had abusive head trauma
, confirmed on the basis of a case conference or court proceedings, admission by a perpetrator, report of an independent witness, or adherence to criteria with a multidisciplinary assessment.
The researchers analyzed the records for symptoms associated with head trauma
such as headache, memory problems and other neurological symptoms.
Subjects and Methods: One hundred and thirty five indoor and outdoor cases fulfilling the inclusion criteria reporting to the radiology department after head trauma
were included in the study after seeking written informed consent.
Minor head trauma
is a very rare cause of ischemic stroke in the pediatric population.
Of the 448 people without any thinking or memory problems, 17 percent reported a brain injury and 18 percent of the 141 with memory and thinking difficulties reported a concussion or head trauma
So much so that one advocate for football player safety says the football establishment needs to take a 90-degree turn on head trauma
A post mortem was carried out which showed the baby had suffered significant head trauma