Cranial CT for Minor Head Injury

Most children with a minor head injury (GCS 14-15) have an excellent prognosis, but a small number will deteriorate unexpectedly, and go on to require neurosurgical intervention.  The last decade has seen valiant attempts at trying to define and predict this subgroup of kids who need a cranial CT, to pre-empt this deterioration. Clinical Decision Rules seem to be the fashion when it comes to making...

April 7th, 2011 by colinparker