Many children go to primary care for concussions, not the ER

June 1, 2016 11:03 AM

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Many children go to primary care for concussions, not the ER

New research confirms that relying on emergency room data to estimate the prevalence of childhood concussions doesn't deliver a complete picture because many seek treatment in primary care.

The study, from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia health network, included about 8,000 kids who sought concussion treatment there over four years.

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