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Risk Score of Brown et al for Ordering Brain Imaging Studies in an Adult Admitted for Fall with Confusion

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Brown et al developed a simple risk score to help identify an adult who may benefit from brain imaging following a fall with confusion. This can help to reduce unnecessary testing. The authors are from NHS Tayside and Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, UK.

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