Is cranial computed tomography unnecessary in children with a head injury and isolated vomiting?

@article{Hardman2019IsCC,
  title={Is cranial computed tomography unnecessary in children with a head injury and isolated vomiting?},
  author={S. Hardman and O. Rominiyi and D. King and Edward Snelson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2019},
  volume={365}
}
  • S. Hardman, O. Rominiyi, +1 author Edward Snelson
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • BMJ
  • ### What you need to know Nearly 35 000 children in the United Kingdom present to emergency departments with head injuries each year.1 These are largely minor injuries with normal or minimally impaired consciousness level. Around 5% have intracranial complications with approximately 1% having clinically important traumatic brain injuries (box 1).12 Box 1 ### Definitions #### TBI-CT—Traumatic brain injury on CT2 Head injury with any of the following signs on CT: #### ci-TBI — Clinically… CONTINUE READING
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