An observational study of compliance with the Scandinavian guidelines for management of minimal, mild and moderate head injury

@inproceedings{Heskestad2012AnOS,
  title={An observational study of compliance with the Scandinavian guidelines for management of minimal, mild and moderate head injury},
  author={Ben Heskestad and Knut Waterloo and Tor Ingebrigtsen and Bertil Romner and Marianne Efskind Harr and Eirik Helseth},
  booktitle={Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundThe Scandinavian guidelines for management of minimal, mild and moderate head injuries were developed to provide safe and cost effective assessment of head injured patients. In a previous study conducted one year after publication and implementation of the guidelines (2003), we showed low compliance, involving over-triage with computed tomography (CT) and hospital admissions. The aim of the present study was to investigate guideline compliance after an educational intervention… CONTINUE READING

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