TITLE

EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDELINE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF DECREASED CONSCIOUS LEVEL

AUTHOR(S)
Bowker, Richard P.; Stephenson, Terence J.; Baumer, J. Harry
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2006 Supplement, Vol. 91, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the evidence-based guideline for the management of decreased level of consciousness without a history of trauma among children in Great Britain. It is stated that 40% of mortality are associated with non-traumatic coma in the country. This guideline focuses on possible treatable causes of reduced consciousness. It also includes parent information about the problem, including postmortem investigations.
ACCESSION #
23528946

 

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