Statistics from Altmetric.com
CT is currently the primary modality for investigating possible intracranial injury. The benefit of CT scanning for head injury in certain circumstances was recognised more than 30 years ago,1 but only recently have restrictive protocols based on specialist authorisation given way to a liberal approach with unrestricted access to CT scans in most high income countries. Recently, the long-term effects of radiation have been re-emphasised along with the cost of indiscriminate CT scanning, highlighting the need to determine the optimal use of CT scans for …
Competing interests None.
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.