Corpus ID: 2959255

Clinical question : in children exposed to a single head CT , what are the risks of adverse effects from radiation ?

@inproceedings{Schnadower2007ClinicalQ,
  title={Clinical question : in children exposed to a single head CT , what are the risks of adverse effects from radiation ?},
  author={D. Schnadower and H{\'e}ctor V{\'a}zquez and June Lee and P. Dayan and C. Roskind},
  year={2007}
}
Purpose of review We present data from recently conducted research regarding controversial aspects of the evaluation and management of children with minor blunt head trauma. Recent findings Clinicians frequently but at times indiscriminately perform computed tomography scans for children with minor blunt head trauma resulting in potentially harmful radiation exposure. Recent guidelines recognize the limited but increasing data available to make strong recommendations regarding appropriate… Expand

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