Long-term follow-up of pediatric head trauma patients treated at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Uganda.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In Brief: This study used telephone surveys as a novel method of measuring health outcomes and tracking healthcare utilization in pediatric head trauma patients at the national referral hospital in Uganda. As the first-ever long-term follow-up of this patient population in Uganda, this work establishes a baseline of pediatric head trauma outcomes and lays the groundwork for tracking and improving outcomes for similar patients in low-resource settings.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vaca, SD; Xu, LW; Nalwanga, J; Muhumuza, C; Lerman, BJ; Kiryabwire, J; Ssenyonjo, H; Mukasa, J; Muhumuza, M; Haglund, M; Grant, G

Published Date

  • October 19, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 132

PubMed ID

  • 30485178

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1933-0715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3171/2018.7.PEDS17601


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States