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Clinical Predictors of Hennes et al for Severe Head Trauma in Children

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The assessment of child with head injury may be difficult. Some children with a seemingly mild head injury and a Glasgow Coma Score >= 12 can have abnormal findings on head CT scan. Hennes et al developed clinical criteria for classifying head injury in children, which can help guide clinical evaluation and use of imaging studies.

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