Our experience, as well as the latest literature in the field, stresses the importance of the clinical and neurological examinations in cases of minor head injury. This could avoid the performance of unnecessary imaging and EEG studies and the admittance of children who only need pharmacological therapy in order to relieve the neurotoxic effects of trauma at the axonal and cellular levels.
|Translated title of the contribution||Minor skull trauma in pediatrics|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health