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PECARN for Pediatric Head Injury

PECRAN Pediatric Head CT Head Injury Criteria

Pediatric head injury, even those we otherwise would call ‘minor,’ can make any clinician (let alone parent) anxious. Furthermore, the medicolegal implications of such an injury are no joke. That’s why the PECARN clinical decision support tool was created. Last Updated: 09 January 2019 By Jordan G. Roberts, PA-C How to Use PECARN with Pediatric …

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The ‘Concussion Blood Test’ – Everything You Need to Know

Concussion Blood Test Brain Trauma Indicator

The so-called concussion blood test may not replace the need for a head CT, but there are situations where is it more useful than not. Last Updated: 30 March 2019 By Jordan G. Roberts, PA-C This post contains affiliate links. That means we may earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you …

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