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  New Orleans Head CT Criteria

 
The EBMcalc module New Orleans Head CT Criteria is available in EBMcalc Complete Edition.
 

 
This calculator evaluates the following Clinical Criteria:
 
References
  1. Haydel MJ, Preston CA, Mills TJ, et. al. Indications for computed tomography in patients with minor head injury. N Engl J Med. 2000 Jul 13;343(2):100-5. PubMed ID: 10891517 PubMed Logo
  2. Qushmaq I, Cook DJ. The Canadian CT Head Rule was as sensitive as, but more specific than, the New Orleans Criteria for identifying minor head injury. ACP J Club. 2006 Mar-Apr;144(2):53. PubMed ID: 16539368 PubMed Logo
  3. Bloch R. A decision rule with 7 clinical criteria identified patients with minor head injury who did not need computed tomography. ACP J Club. 2001 Mar-Apr; 134:74.
  4. Stiell IG, Clement CM, Rowe BH, et. al. Comparison of the Canadian CT Head Rule and the New Orleans Criteria in patients with minor head injury. JAMA. 2005 Sep 28;294(12):1511-8. PubMed ID: 16189364 PubMed Logo
  5. Stiell IG, Wells GA, Vandenheen K, et al. The Canadian CT Head Rule for patients with minor head injury. Lancet. 2001; 357: 1391-6. PubMed ID: 11356436 PubMed Logo

 

 
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