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Pediatric Brain Injury: New Web Lecture

The Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF) has announced a new web based lecture to he held on February 12, 2010 dealing with issues pertaining to pediatric traumatic brain injury.

Description of Lecture:

In this lecture, the basic principles of age at the time of brain injury and their considerations as they apply to clinical management will be reviewed. As well, the recommendations for the medical and surgical management as outlined in the evidence based document, the "Guidelines for the Acute Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants, Children and Adolescents" by Adelson et al, 2003 will be reviewed.

Objectives:
1. By the end of this lecture participants will be able to describe the complex and unique issues in the acute phase of the management of pediatric traumatic brain injury.
2. By the end of this lecture participants will be able to describe the present understanding and considerations in the management of children with traumatic brain injury. 
3. By the end of this lecture participants will be able to explain the unanswered questions as to the optimal approach and management of pediatric traumatic brain injury.

You can obtain more information about this lecture by clicking here.

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