Efficiency of chest computed tomography in critically ill patients with multiple traumas.

@article{Voggenreiter2000EfficiencyOC,
  title={Efficiency of chest computed tomography in critically ill patients with multiple traumas.},
  author={Gregor Voggenreiter and Michael Aufmkolk and Matthias Majetschak and St. Assenmacher and Christian Waydhas and Udo Obertacke and Dieter Nast-Kolb},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={1033-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The efficiency of secondary thoracic computed tomography (TCT) in critically ill patients with multiple traumas was assessed by comparison of TCT with chest radiograph findings. The subsequent therapeutic consequences based on the additional information of TCT were evaluated. SETTING A six-bed trauma intensive care unit in a university hospital. DESIGN Prospective, descriptive study. PATIENTS AND INTERVENTIONS One hundred one computed tomographic (CT) examinations (mean, 2.6 per… CONTINUE READING

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