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Probability of Clinically Important Brain Injury Following Minor Head Injury Using the Canadian CT Rule Analysis

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The risk of clinically important brain injury following a minor head injury can be estimated based on logistic regression analysis of the clinical data. The risk equation was restated as the Canadian CT Head Rule for deciding which patients should have a CT scan. The authors are from multiple Canadian Universities and Emergency Departments.

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