Resource Utilization in Traumatic Brain Injury: The Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Fiser, Steven M.; Johnson, Steven B.; Fortune, John B.
November 1998
American Surgeon;Nov1998, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p1088
Academic Journal
Determines whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) influenced the acute diagnosis and management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. Medical review on all TBI patients undergoing cerebral computed tomography (CT) scan and MRI at a regional trauma center during a 2-year period; Therapeutic interventions; Possible medicolegal benefit in cases of child abuse.


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