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Derivation of a clinical decision rule to exclude thoracic aortic imaging in patients with blunt chest trauma after motor vehicle collisions.

Authors
  • Ungar, Todd C
  • Wolf, Stephen J
  • Haukoos, Jason S
  • Dyer, Debra S
  • Moore, Ernest E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2006
Volume
61
Issue
5
Pages
1150–1155
Identifiers
PMID: 17099521
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report a clinical decision rule with a high NPV for exclusion of TAI. This may standardize the approach to such patients and may reduce the need for CT.

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