Unnecessary Brain CT scan of Traumatic Pediatric Patients; How to Reduce the Numbers?

Talebian, Mohammad-Taghi and Bagheri-Hariri, Shahram (2018) Unnecessary Brain CT scan of Traumatic Pediatric Patients; How to Reduce the Numbers? International Journal of Pediatrics, 6 (3). pp. 7297-7298.

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Abstract

There are considerable rates of pediatrics trauma referring emergency department following a traumatic event. The worried parents are requesting for the most sensitive diagnostic test, so emergency physicians ask them to underwent brain computed tomography (CT) scan. Lower threshold of decision making regarding use of brain CT scan results in huge number of normal imaging. On the other hand, radiation exposer of the child may accompanied with lots of side effects in future. It may highlight a question that �how to reduce the numbers of unnecessary brain CT scan of traumatic pediatric patients?�

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2018 07:38
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2018 07:38
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9604

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