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New guidance developed for children hospitalized with mild head trauma

In new research, pediatric neurosurgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis developed a risk scoring system intended to help determine whether a child with mild traumatic brain injury and an abnormal CT scan can be monitored safely in a general hospital ward or requires the increased surveillance of an intensive care unit (ICU).

See Washington University School of Medicine press release.