Minor head injury inpatient management

Patient description: Medically stable, requiring 24-48hrs observation prior to community rehabilitation, (as necessary in a small minority) with low probability…

Patient description: Medically stable, requiring 24-48hrs observation prior to community rehabilitation, (as necessary in a small minority) with low probability of acute neurological deterioration requiring neurosurgical advice/transfer.

Description of rehabilitation input:Assessment and observation – education, emotional and social support. Planned discharge home, sometimes with outpatient follow up or moves to Rapid Access Acute Rehabilitation (RAAR) at 48 hours.

Minor HI: Education – Hospitals in London

A & E departments in London hospitals – see NHS England London or search in NHS Choices