2018

Many U.S. Kids With Brain Injuries Not Getting Needed Rehab

Many U.S. Kids With Brain Injuries Not Getting Needed Rehab

Source: Reuters

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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