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KT Corner: Isolated Loss of Consciousness in Pediatric Head Injury

In Knowledge Translation by Kirstin Yeh1 Comment

In this post, Dr. Kirsten Weerdenburg reviews a recent article looking at the value of isolated loss of consciousness in children with blunt head injury as a predictor for clinically significant brain injury on CT. Article Title: Lee, Lois K., et al. “Isolated loss of consciousness in children with minor blunt head trauma.” JAMA pediatrics 168.9 (2014): 837-843. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.361 Why this paper is important? Loss of consciousness (LOC) is an element on history that frequently influences …