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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 199
Head injury in paediatric


1 Wiwanitkit House, Bang Khae, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Hainan Medical University, China

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Date of Web Publication20-May-2014
 

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Wiwanitit S, Wiwantkit V. Head injury in paediatric. Afr J Paediatr Surg 2014;11:199

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Wiwanitit S, Wiwantkit V. Head injury in paediatric. Afr J Paediatr Surg [serial online] 2014 [cited 2019 Nov 14];11:199. Available from: http://www.afrjpaedsurg.org/text.asp?2014/11/2/199/132849
The recent report on "head injury in paediatric" is very interesting. [1] In a study by Chinda et al., noted that "H1 among children is of a great concern, because of its incremental magnitude, due to increasing child labour and interstate religious discipleship among children, with attendant high mortality and permanent disabilities. [1]" In fact, the problem of improper care of paediatric head injury can be expected in any resource limited settings. The high mortality rate calls for urgent attention for proper management. An important problem is on child abuse. It is required to have a good plan to early detect the problem. [2] A study by Amaranath et al., concluded that "many injuries may be preventable with the adaptation of better public health education programmes, particularly in very young children. [3]"

 
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1.Chinda JY, Abubakar AM, Umaru H, Tahir C, Adamu S, Wabada S. Epidemiology and management of head injury in paediatric age group in North-Eastern Nigeria. Afr J Paediatr Surg 2013;10:358-61.  Back to cited text no. 1
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2.Bailhache M, Leroy V, Pillet P, Salmi LR. Is early detection of abused children possible?: A systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of the identification of abused children. BMC Pediatr 2013;13:202.  Back to cited text no. 2
    
3.Amaranath JE, Ramanan M, Reagh J, Saekang E, Prasad N, Chaseling R, et al. Epidemiology of traumatic head injury from a major paediatric trauma centre in New South Wales, Australia. ANZ J Surg 2014.  Back to cited text no. 3
    

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Dr. Somsri Wiwanitit
Wiwanitkit House, Bang Khae, Bangkok
Thailand
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.132849

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