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Canadian CT Head Injury/Trauma Rule

Clears head injury without imaging.

Only Apply to GCS 13-15 Patients with LOC, Amnesia to the Head Injury Event, or Confusion

Major Criteria
(Signs/Symptoms Concerning for Need for Neurosurgical Intervention)
Minor Criteria
(Additional Signs/Symptoms That Help Detect All Traumatic Intracranial Processes)

Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer