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Model of Velmahos et al for Predicting a Worse Repeat Head CT in a Patient with Minimal Head Injury

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

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Velmahos developed a model for predicting the probability of a repeat head CT showing additional findings in a patient with minimal head injury. This can help identify patients who may not need a repeat CT examination. The authors are from Massachusetts General Hospital.

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