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Screening Criteria of Fabian et al for Blunt Carotid Trauma (Memphis Criteria)

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Fabian et al evaluated trauma patients for findings associated with blunt trauma to the carotid artery. Imaging studies can help to identify these patients who may benefit from anticoagulation or other clinical interventions. The authors are from the University of Tennessee and the Presley Regional Trauma Center in Memphis.

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