Risk factors of pediatric head injury

Journal Title: Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics - Year 2017, Vol 3, Issue 3


In developing countries, accident rates in general and traumatic brain injuries in particular are increasing as traffic increases besides other factors like industrialization, falls and ballistic trauma. Given Prospective observational study conducted at Acharya Vinoba Bhave Rural hospital, Sawangi, Wardha for one year of duration. In India, children between 1 and 16 years about 35% of the total population. Head Injury in infancy and childhood has been documented as the single most common cause of death. Our results are in accordance showing fall from height as the most common cause of pediatric head injury with male preponderance, followed by road accidents, assaults, sports injuries, and various other mechanisms,

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Revat J Meshram, Sunil S Holikar


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Revat J Meshram, Sunil S Holikar (2017). Risk factors of pediatric head injury. Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics, 3(3), 78-82. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-260392