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07Aug

CME Information: Validation of the Pediatric NEXUS II Head Computed Tomography Decision Instrument for Selective Imaging of Pediatric Patients with Blunt Head Trauma.

ABSTRACT Background: Data suggest that clinicians, when evaluating pediatric patients with blunt head trauma, may be overordering head computed tomography (CT). Prior decision instruments (DIs) aimed at aiding clinicians in safely forgoing CTs may be paradoxically increasing CT utilization. This study evaluated a novel DI that aims for high sensitivity while also improving specificity over […]
28Dec

CT scan is a diagnostic medical test that produces multiple images of the inside of the body

Children’s (Pediatric) CT (Computed Tomography) Pediatric computed tomography (CT) is a fast, painless exam that uses special x-ray equipment to create detailed images of your child’s internal organs, bones, soft tissues and blood vessels. It may be used to help diagnose abdominal pain or evaluate for injury after trauma. Tell your doctor about your child’s […]
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