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 L Nyce and Steven E Ross and Jerome R. Hoffman and William R Mower},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={e238-46}
}
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… CONTINUE READING