What nurses need to know about head injuries in children
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What nurses need to know about head injuries in children

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

A high number of children under 15 need emergency care for head injury. Here is advice on treatment, safeguarding and rehabilitation

Head injury is the most common cause of death and disability in people aged one to 40 in the UK, and accounts for around 1.4 million attendances at emergency departments (EDs) in England and Wales each year.

Emergency Nurse. 31, 4, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/en.31.4.6.s2

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