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CT or not CT—that is the question. Whether ‘tis better to evaluate clinically and x ray than to undertake a CT head scan!
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    NICE head injury guidelines – the need for further studies before we judge them

    Dear Editor,

    There have been a series of articles recently published regarding the impact of NICE head injury guidelines and the rising cost implications.[1,2,3] One gets the impression that all NICE guidelines have done so far in the UK is to increase the number of CT scans but with no comment whether it has added positively to the high quality of service we intend to provide to head injury patients.


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