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Instructions for Parents Observing a Child at Home After a Head Injury

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Pedatrics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A child who has had what appears to be a minor head injury will often be observed at home by the parents or guardians. The patient needs to be re-evaluated if certain findings are noted in the child for the 48-72 hours following the injury.

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