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Diagnosing and Managing Mild TBI in Rural Kids

Description
Discusses the challenges of diagnosing and treating pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in rural areas. Covers recommendations and rules for computerized tomography (CT) scans and symptom assessment, recovery and support for patients, educational resources for patients and families, and telemedicine as an option that increases access to follow-up care for mTBI.
Author(s)
Kelly Sarmiento
Date
01/2021
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Emergency medical services · Health screening · Injuries · Primary care · Telehealth