Not all head trauma is minor.
Not all minor head trauma is clinically significant.
How can we sort out the overtly ok from the sneakily serious?
Mnemonics for bedside risk stratification of minor pediatric blunt head trauma, based on PECARN studies:
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Blunt Head Trauma in Children < 2 years of Age
Blunt Head Trauma in Children ≥ 2 years of Age
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