New tool can help hospitals choose wisely on brain CT in children with headache

A tool adapted from the US could help Australian clinicians identify brain CT scan overuse and implement safer, higher-quality care in paediatric patients with atraumatic headache, a Victorian study suggests. The study assessed whether a localised version of America’s “Overuse of CT scans for the evaluation of children with atraumatic headache” tool could accurately and ...

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