United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends the following as guidelines for imaging and transfusion in trauma: Key Recommendations Use CT early and liberally in adults with major trauma, even omitting plain films and the focused…
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A collection of recent studies has helped determine the best protocol for removing chest tubes. For instance, a trial of water seal for at least six hours is recommended before discontinuation. The water seal reduces the need for another chest…
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Prior to the revised Swedish lumbar puncture guideline, a CT scan was often performed prior to lumbar puncture when acute bacterial meningitis was suspected. Taking the time to perform a CT scan of the head before lumbar puncture delays treatment…
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