DiscoverTwo Paeds In A PodEpisode 55: Does this child need a CT head?
Episode 55: Does this child need a CT head?

Episode 55: Does this child need a CT head?

Update: 2020-07-19
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Lots of kids have minor head injuries. Lots of kids vomit. Lots of kids vomit after head injury but do they really need a CT brain? Dr Helen Newsome, Clinical Fellow in PEM in Sheffield, wondered the same question and so tried to find the answer. She published her findings in the Archives of Disease in Childhood in December 2019 and we chat to her about this paper.

Link to the article here: https://adc.bmj.com/content/104/12/1231
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Episode 55: Does this child need a CT head?

Episode 55: Does this child need a CT head?

Dr Ian Lewins