The following two articles with Dr Vernon Neppe as primary
author on transient closed head injuries (CHITs ---
sometimes, wrongly called "minor head injury"
as opposed to CHIPs -----prolonged closed head injuries)
are ground-breaking and reproduced here courtesy of
the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute who hold the
The evaluation article discusses a new classification
for closed head injury as well as comprehensive neuropsychiatric
The management article discusses a comprehensive neuropsychiatric
We highly recommend them.