Performance of a Decision Rule to Predict Need for Computed Tomography Among Children With Blunt Head Trauma

@article{Oman2006PerformanceOA,
  title={Performance of a Decision Rule to Predict Need for Computed Tomography Among Children With Blunt Head Trauma},
  author={Jennifer A. Oman and Richelle J. Cooper and James F Holmes and Peter Viccellio and Andrew Nyce and Steven Ross and Jerome R. Hoffman and William R Mower},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={117},
  pages={e238 - e246}
}
  • Jennifer A. Oman, Richelle J. Cooper, +5 authors William R Mower
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE. To assess the ability of the NEXUS II head trauma decision instrument to identify patients with clinically important intracranial injury (ICI) from among children with blunt head trauma. METHODS. An analysis was conducted of the pediatric cohort involved in the derivation set of National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study II (NEXUS II), a prospective, observational, multicenter study of all patients who had blunt head trauma and underwent cranial computed tomography (CT… CONTINUE READING

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