TABLE 1.

TBIs Identified on CT (Total: 98 Children)

Type of Injuryn (% of Total)
Cerebral contusion/hemorrhage50 (51.0)
Subdural hematoma31 (31.6)
Subarachnoid hemorrhage24 (24.5)
Cerebral edema17 (17.3)
Epidural hematoma16 (16.3)
  • A total of 98 enrolled children had TBIs identified on CT; a combination of injuries was found in 41 of the 98. Note that an isolated skull fracture was not considered a TBI. This table was previously published6 (copyright © 2003; reprinted with permission from American College of Emergency Physicians).