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Canadian Assessment of Tomography for Childhood Head Injury (CATCH) Rule for Head CT in Pediatric Patients

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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The Canadian Assessment of Tomography for Childhood Head Injury (CATCH) rule can be used to help determine if a pediatric patient who has had a minor head injury should have a CT scan. This can help improve the efficiency of resource utilization without compromising patient care. The authors are from multiple Canadian Universities and Emergency Departments.

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