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Abstracts for Considerations in the Management of Trauma, Free Paper Session 1, Wednesday 16 September 14.30–15.15, Great Hall
“Whole body” CT scanning following blunt multitrauma: a Delphi study
  1. P. Hunt,
  2. A. Clements
  1. James Cook University Hospital

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    The 2007 NCEPOD report recommends the routine use of “top-to-toe” scanning in the adult trauma patient if no immediate indication for intervention exists. Personal communication with the Royal College of Radiologists reveals that no specific indications currently exist for “whole body” CT scanning (WBCT) following trauma. Clinical practice relies upon trauma team leader decision-making and specialist advice. Some institutions have …

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