CT for Minor Pediatric Head Injury

CT scans are not necessary in the immediate evaluation of minor head injuries; clinical observation / Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network criteria should be used to determine whether imaging is indicated.

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Choosing Wisely Handout: CT Scans for Children with Head Injuries

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Choosing Wisely Handout: Brain Scans for Head Injuries

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Choosing Wisely Topic: Advanced Imaging for Pediatric Febrile Seizuresview more button

ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Head Trauma – Childview more button

Article: R-SCAN: Imaging for Pediatric Minor Head Trauma

Lee S et ak. JACR February 2017.view more button

Article: Identification of Children at Very Low Risk of Clinically-Important Brain Injuries After Head

Kupperman N, et al. The Lancet. 2009; 374:1160–70view more button 

Flyer: ACEP-ACR Partnership Delivers Resources to Help Prepare You for the Futureview more button

Podcast: A discussion on ordering imaging exams for pediatric head trauma

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Choosing Wisely Video: Request for CT After Pediatric Head Injuryview more button

Presentation: ACR Appropriateness Criteria – Head Trauma

 Buethe J and Nazarian J. University Hospitals Case Medical Center,view more button

Imaging Order Simulation: Selecting the best imaging exam for minor head trauma (pediatric)

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