Just as an aside - how do members of the list sedate small children for CT
head. My practice has been general anaesthetic or nothing. Thus when
calculating risks I have to factor in the risk of sedation/anaesthesia.
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From: jay pershad <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Head CT
> Well said, Dr Fisher! I share your concern about relying solely on
> criteria. I have also had one case that I will never forget.This was a
> infant with a "minor" head trauma, whom I scanned because of a small
> cephalhematoma, that ended up having an operable EDH.
> Jay Pershad, MD
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