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Chan Donald,  Karbhari Nishika,  Pfeifer Cory

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: SCI-001

Head CT is not recommended as a first test to evaluate non-traumatic headaches in children unless the headache is acutely severe. While CT can provide important diagnostic information, they expose children to radiation and increase healthcare costs. The purpose of this investigation is to evaluate the association between insurance type and the likelihood of receiving a head CT scan for headache in a single pediatric hospital system. Read More

Authors:  Chan Donald , Karbhari Nishika , Pfeifer Cory

Keywords:  CT, Headache