[Is computed tomography scanning necessary in every case of minor head trauma? Clinical and tomographic analysis of a cohort of patients].

@article{yluk2015IsCT,
  title={[Is computed tomography scanning necessary in every case of minor head trauma? Clinical and tomographic analysis of a cohort of patients].},
  author={A. Żyluk and A. Mazur and B. Piotuch},
  journal={Pomeranian journal of life sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={
          158-62
        }
}
  • A. Żyluk, A. Mazur, B. Piotuch
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Pomeranian journal of life sciences
  • INTRODUCTION The objective of the study was an assessment of the occurrence of traumatic cerebral lesions and skull fractures in patients with mild head trauma. A total of 171 patients' notes, 89 male (52%) and 82 female (48%), mean age 48 years, were subjected to analysis. RESULTS Of the 171 patients, in 58 (34%) CT scanning of the head was not performed for various reasons, and these patients were discharged home. Of the remaining 113 persons, who had head CT performed, in 99 (88%) no… CONTINUE READING

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