The Importance of Neurological Examination For Computerized Brain Tomography Indication In Pediatric Emergency Room


ÖZGÜN N., SERİN H. M. , CANSU A. , CANSU A.

SiSli Etfal Hastanesi Tip Bulteni / The Medical Bulletin of Sisli Hospital, vol.54, no.2, pp.227-230, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/semb.2018.80457
  • Title of Journal : SiSli Etfal Hastanesi Tip Bulteni / The Medical Bulletin of Sisli Hospital
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-230
  • Keywords: Computed tomography, emergency room, neurological examination, radiation risk, RADIATION-EXPOSURE, RISKS, CHILDREN, CT

Abstract

Objectives: In this study, records of the children who underwent Computed Tomography of the Brain (CTB) were reviewed to increase the awareness of pediatricians to protect patients from radiation, whether CTB was used with right indications or if it was determinative for diagnosis.