1. About 1 in 25 children younger than age 15 years died within 90 days of hospital discharge in Southern Mozambique; over half of all mortalities occurred within 30 days of discharge.
2. Risk factors for 90-day post-discharge mortality (PDM) included young age, severe malnutrition, history of diarrhea, and absconding...
1. Pediatric TBI more likely to have skull fracture, epidural hematoma, and lower Rotterdam CT scores.
2. Pediatric TBI less likely associated with contusion, SDH, SAH, and compression of the basal cisterns.
Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average)
Study Rundown: TBI is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric...