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Children's Head Injury Algorithm for Prediction of Important Clinical Events (CHALICE)

Purpose:

To determine if a child should have a head CT following head injury based on the CHALICE algorithm.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, imaging studies, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, options

ICD-10:

S00-S09

Description:

The Children's head injury algorithm for the prediction of important clinical events (CHALICE) can be used to evaluate a child after head injury. This can help identify children who are at risk for intracranial pathology and who should undergo head CT scan. The authors are from the Manchester Royal Infirmary, University of Manchester and the CHALICE study group.

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