Potential Significant Reduction in Unnecessary CT Scans in Emergency Departments Using an FDA Cleared Medical Device for Brain Injury Assessment

By: Rosanne Naunheim, M.D. & Monique Koscso, M.D.
Washington University Barnes Jewish Medical Center, St. Louis, MO

Despite the fact that most CT scans performed on head injured patients are negative, CT remains the “gold standard” for evaluation of head injury in the Emergency Department. This study investigates the utility of the… Download the PDF.