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Scores for Evaluating Adolescent or Adult w/ Mild Head Injury

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient after mild head injury using the scores of Fabbri et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

S06

Description:

Fabbri et al developed scores using parameters from the Neurotraumatology Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (NCWFS) for identifying mild head injury in an adult (see previous section). This can help identify patients who may require a more careful evaluation and closer monitoring.  The authors are from Azienda Unita Sanitaria Locale di Forli, Azidena Unita Sanitaria de Cesena and Universita degli Studi di Bologna in Italy.

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