Minor head injury transfers: Trends and outcomes.

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Children with traumatic head injury are often transferred from community Emergency Departments (ED) to a Pediatric Emergency Department (PED). The primary objective of this study was to describe the outcomes of minor head injury (MHI) transfers to a PED. The secondary objective was to report Computed Tomography (CT) utilization rates for MHI.We conducted a retrospective study of children aged ≤18 years transferred to our PED for MHI from 2013 to 2018. Patients with Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) 

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Authors: Hadeel A Shihan, Rajan Arora, Fabrice Mowbray, Meghna Shukla, Alejandro Miranda, Nirupama Kannikeswaran