Published in Telemedicine Law Weekly, February 4th, 2006
A group of surgeons in California conducted a study "to determine the need for repeat head computed tomography (CT)" in patients with blunt traumatic ICH after initial nonoperative treatment, and "to determine which factors predicted observation failure or success."
"A total of 1,462 patients were admitted to our level II trauma center for treatment of head injury," noted R. Schuster and coauthors at working at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. In this cohort, "17% (255/1,462) were diagnosed with ICH on initial head CT."
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