Overuse of Head CT Examinations for the Investigation of Minor Head Trauma: Analysis of Contributing Factors.


PURPOSE The aim of this study was to estimate the amount of CT studies performed in the emergency department of a tertiary hospital that are not indicated by Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR) guidelines and to analyze factors that contribute to unnecessary examinations. METHODS A total of 955 brain CT examinations performed for minor head injuries were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.08.032

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