Neonatal head injuries: A prospective Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative cohort study

Nitaa Eapen, Meredith L. Borland, Natalie Phillips, Amit Kochar, Sarah Dalton, John A. Cheek, Yuri Gilhotra, Jocelyn Neutze, Mark D. Lyttle, Susan Donath, Louise Crowe, Stuart R. Dalziel, Ed Oakley, Amanda Williams, Stephen Hearps, Silvia Bressan, Franz E. Babl

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Abstract

Aim To characterise the causes, clinical characteristics and short-term outcomes of neonates who presented to paediatric emergency departments with a head injury. Methods Secondary analysis of a prospective data set of paediatric head injuries at 10 emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand. Patients without neuroimaging were followed up by telephone call. We extracted epidemiological information, clinical findings and outcomes in neonates (

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
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Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Dec 2019

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