Risk Factors for Mortality in Children with Abusive Head Trauma
The Journal of Pediatrics, 05/30/2012
Shein SL et al. – Low initial Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, retinal hemorrhage (RH), intraparenchymal hemorrhage, and cerebral edema are independently associated with mortality in abusive head trauma. Knowledge of these risk factors may enable researchers and clinicians to improve the care of these vulnerable children.