Value of repeat cranial computed axial tomography scanning in patients with minimal head injury.

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BACKGROUND Patients with minimal head injury (MHI) and a cranial computed axial tomography (CAT) scan positive for the presence of intracranial injury routinely undergo a repeat CAT scan within 24 hours after injury. The value of this repeat cranial CAT scan is unclear in those patients who are neurologically normal or improving. METHODS A retrospective… (More)

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