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Research & Reviews  1,686 results

A National Analysis of Ophthalmic Features and Mortality in Abusive Head Trauma.
JAMA Ophthalmology; Shah YS, Iftikhar M et. al.

Jan 21st, 2022 - It is important to recognize presenting features and factors associated with mortality in abusive head trauma (AHT) owing to the severity of the diagnosis and the necessity for prompt action. To describe the prevalence and economic burden of AHT a...

Comparison of CATCH, PECARN, and CHALICE clinical decision rules in pediatric patients ...
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European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery : Offici... Meral Atiş G, Altay T et. al.

Jan 21st, 2022 - The present study compares the most frequently used the CATCH, PECARN, and CHALICE clinical decision protocols with an aim to evaluate their effectiveness from the population perspective. This study included all patients under 18 years of age pres...

Challenges experienced in establishing clinical indication based diagnostic reference l...
European Journal of Radiology; Dalah EZ, Alsuwaidi JS et. al.

Jan 21st, 2022 - The objective of this study is to establish clinical-indication based Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRLs) for the Computed Tomography (CT) examinations of Head, Abdomen & Pelvis + Contrast, and Kidney Ureter Bladder (KUB). Further, is to investigat...

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Guidelines  6 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma: 2021 Update.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Shih RY et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Head trauma (ie, head injury) is a significant public health concern and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and young adults. Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head and brain injury, which can be sepa...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Ryan ME et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Head trauma is a frequent indication for cranial imaging in children. The majority of accidental pediatric head trauma is minor and sustained without intracranial injury. Well-validated pediatric-specific clinical decision guidelines should be use...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Tinnitus.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Kessler MM et. al.

Nov 6th, 2017 - Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of an external source. It is a common symptom that can be related to hearing loss and other benign causes. However, tinnitus may be disabling and can be the only symptom in a patient with a centra...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Physical Abuse-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Wootton-Gorges SL et. al.

May 6th, 2017 - The youngest children, particularly in the first year of life, are the most vulnerable to physical abuse. Skeletal survey is the universal screening examination in children 24 months of age and younger. Fractures occur in over half of abused child...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Head Trauma.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Shetty VS, Reis MN et. al.

Jun 5th, 2016 - Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head trauma. Several guidelines have been published for identifying which patients can avoid neuroimaging. Noncontrast head CT is the most appropriate initial examination in patients with m...

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Drugs  26 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  49 results

Diagnostic Yield and Influence on Length of Stay of Brain Computed Tomography for Elderly Patients With Altered Mental Status in an Emergency Setting

Jan 19th, 2022 - However, in the majority of situations, an appropriate history, an analysis of the patient's treatments, a rigorous physical examination, and a blood biology examination are sufficient to quickly identify and treat the cause(s) of the confusional ...

Assessment of InfraScanner 2000™ in Detecting Subdural and Epidural Hematomas

Nov 17th, 2021 - When applicable (conscious patient and/or family or legally authorized representative is present) the study will be introduced to the patient and relevant parties prior to the research team approaching the patient. While head trauma frequently res...

An Observational Pre-post Study Evaluating the Safety of Tabernanthe Iboga Exposure

Oct 27th, 2021 - This is an observational study aiming to investigate the risks and consequences of naturalistic tabernanthe iboga exposure in a population with a history of head trauma, combat or blast exposure. We will assess the safety profile of the compound t...

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Early Alzheimer's Disease (tDCS-AD)

Oct 22nd, 2021 - Alzheimer's disease and related syndromes have become a major public health priority issue in France. Pharmacological treatments are ineffective and symptomatic, and only delay the progression of the disease. The management of Alzheimer's disease ...

Take 5 + Audio Clip Randomized Control Trial

Oct 18th, 2021 - The purpose of this proposal is to determine whether adding the one-minute audio-clip of an infant crying to the Take 5 message given to parents of newborns on the postpartum floor of the hospital strengthens the preventive message. To do this, a ...

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News  247 results

Older Anticoagulants Increase Risk of Delayed Brain Hemorrhage After Trauma

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Dr Warren Chang Patients experiencing head trauma who were taking older classes of anticoagulants and antiplatelets had significantly higher rates of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (DH) and death from DH compared with patients taking newer medica...

Community Mourns Nurse Knocked Over, Killed in Times Square

Oct 12th, 2021 - The outpouring of support for a longtime New Jersey oncology nurse who died after being knocked to the ground in Times Square by a fleeing cellphone thief culminated in a mass Monday in New York City. The mass was promoted by the local consulate g...

Stop Blaming the Unvaccinated

Aug 27th, 2021 - As politicians battle over masks and mandates, heated rhetoric has been used to describe the fourth heartbreaking surge in COVID as a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.” While it may serve to further divide red and blue states, I disagree with the ass...

ECG Challenge: Irregular Rhythms After Head Trauma

Aug 4th, 2021 - A 65-year-old man is admitted to the hospital after a fall, resulting in head trauma and a laceration. He is under observation for suspected cerebral contusion. While on telemetry, pauses in the rhythm were noted and a 12-lead ECG was obtained (Fi...

Low Risk of Delayed Brain Bleed After Blunt Head Trauma in Older People on DOAC Therapy

Apr 16th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is a low risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in older patients on direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) therapy who fall and hit their head, according to a new study. This finding calls into question the need...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →