Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Use whole-body CT (consisting of a vertex-to-toes scanogram followed by CT from vertex to mid-thigh) in adults (16 or over) with blunt major trauma and suspected multiple injuries. Patients should not be repositioned during whole-body CT.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Use whole-body CT (consisting of a vertex-to-toes scanogram followed by CT from vertex to mid-thigh) in adults (16 or over) with blunt major trauma and suspected multiple injuries. Patients should not be repositioned during whole-body CT.

Interventions:
CT

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Fractures (complex): assessment and management (NG37)
Published date:
May 2016
Paragraph number:
1.2.8
Page number:
6

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