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    CHALICE (Children's Head injury ALgorithm for the prediction of Important Clinical Events) Rule

    Predicts death, need for neurosurgical intervention or CT abnormality in children with head trauma.
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    INSTRUCTIONS

    Use in children under age 16 years with history or signs of head injury. Note: We recommend using PECARN over other pediatric head trauma rules, as it is the most widely validated.

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