Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dr. Ligio Tavarez, Pediatric Emergency Physician with Baptist Children’s Hospital, says it is okay to let children fall asleep after a head injury, especially if the mechanism is not severe. "That power nap is important, because the rest helps in their recovery." Jennifer Couceyro, Advanced Registered Nurses Practitioner with Baptist Children’s Hospital, explains it is okay to let them take a nap in the absence of other concerning symptoms.

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