Many U.S. Kids With Brain Injuries Not Getting Needed Rehab
Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don’t receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests. "Mild brain injuries are more common than moderate to severe brain injuries, so there are a greater number of children who may be at risk of having unmet health care needs after being hospitalized for a mild brain injury," said study leader Dr. Molly Fuentes of the UW School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Research Institute, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development.
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