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Patwari Academy videos: Pediatric head injury - To CT or not?

Posted Feb 10 2013 12:00am

When would you obtain a CT for a pediatric patient who sustained a head injury? This is a nice review, based on the 2009 Lancet PECARN study.



In case this video doesn't play correctly, use this YouTube link .

See also the  PV card with the PECARN algorithm .

Reference
Kuppermann N, et al; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study. Lancet. 2009 Oct 3;374(9696):1160-70.PMID: 19758692 .
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