Specialized Concussion Program Adds to Pediatric Trauma Care

Harry Bramley, DO, examines a patient in the Pediatric Trauma Program.
Harry Bramley, DO, examines a patient in the Pediatric Trauma Program.

Every year, more than 700 children are evaluated at Penn State Children’s Hospital as a result of a traumatic injury. Injuries from trauma, including a playground fall or motor vehicle accident, are a leading cause of death in children.1 “As one of only four Level 1 pediatric trauma centers in Pennsylvania, Penn State Children’s Hospital provides advanced care to local and regional residents,” says Medical Director Brett Engbrecht, MD. “Specialized programs and expertise, including that in our growing Concussion Program, contribute to the advanced trauma care we provide.”

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