The tragic death of mother and actress Natasha Richardson, from what appeared to be a minor skiing accident, has raised our awareness of head injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among children up to the age of 15, traumatic brain injury causes about 2,685 deaths, 37,000 hospitalizations, and 435,000 emergency room visits each year. It's never easy to determine which types of head injuries require a visit to the doctor and which simply need an ice pack, so we have put together 6 tips for helping you make that decision.
Six Tips For Identifying a Childhood Head Injury
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