Adherence to Head Computed Tomography Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

@inproceedings{Jones2014AdherenceTH,
  title={Adherence to Head Computed Tomography Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury},
  author={Landon A. Jones and Eric Morley and William D. Grant and Susan M. Wojcik and William F. Paolo},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant health concern. While 70-90% of TBI cases are considered mild, decision-making regarding imaging can be difficult. This survey aimed to assess whether clinicians' decision-making was consistent with the most recent American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) clinical recommendations regarding indications for a non-contrast head computed tomography (CT) in patients with mild TBI. METHODS We surveyed 2 academic emergency medicine… CONTINUE READING