Low-risk criteria for pelvic radiography in pediatric blunt trauma patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fractures, Bone
  • Pelvic Bones
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating

abstract

  • Using the clinical findings of (1) lack of lower extremity injury, (2) lack of an abnormal physical examination of the pelvis, and (3) no need for abdominopelvic CT, pelvic fracture can be reliably excluded. Pelvic radiography can be eliminated in the evaluation of these patients, potentially decreasing time expenditure, radiation exposure, and cost.

publication date

  • February 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182094355

PubMed ID

  • 21252812

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 92

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 27

number

  • 2