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Clinical Decision Rule of Inagaki et al for Ordering Cervical CT Scan After Head or Neck Trauma

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

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Inagaki et al proposed a clinical decision rule for when to order a cervical CT scan in a patient with trauma to the head or neck. Use of the rule can reduce unnecessary testing. The authors are from the Center Hospital of the National Center of Global Health and Medicine (Tokyo) and Seirei Hamamatsu General Hospital in Japan.

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