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Adapting the Canadian CT head rule age criteria for mild traumatic brain injury
  1. Nicolas Fournier1,2,
  2. Charles Gariepy1,2,
  3. Jean-François Prévost1,2,
  4. Vincent Belhumeur1,2,
  5. Émile Fortier1,2,
  6. Pierre-Hugues Carmichael3,
  7. Jean-Luc Gariepy4,
  8. Natalie Le Sage1,2,
  9. Marcel Émond1,2,5
  1. 1Axe santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
  2. 2Département de médecine familiale et de médecine d’urgence, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
  3. 3Centre d’excellence sur le vieillissement de Québec, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale, Québec, Canada
  4. 4Département de radiologie, CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
  5. 5Centre de Recherche sur les Soins et Services de Première Ligne de l’Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Marcel Émond, CHU de Quebec - Universite Laval; marcelemond1{at}me.com

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  • Contributors MÉ had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. NF and MÉ were responsible of design, funding and conduct of the study. NF led the analyses and wrote the manuscript. NF, MÉ and P-HC were involved in the statistical analysis and data interpretation. NF, CG, J-FP, VB and ÉF were responsible for data collection. J-LG was responsible for reviewing medical imaging. All authors reviewed and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Fondation du CHU de Québec – Université Laval.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the ‘Comité d'éthique du CHU de Québec’ (2016-2543).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no unpublished data from this study.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MÉ had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. NF and MÉ were responsible of design, funding and conduct of the study. NF led the analyses and wrote the manuscript. NF, MÉ and P-HC were involved in the statistical analysis and data interpretation. NF, CG, J-FP, VB and ÉF were responsible for data collection. J-LG was responsible for reviewing medical imaging. All authors reviewed and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Fondation du CHU de Québec – Université Laval.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the ‘Comité d'éthique du CHU de Québec’ (2016-2543).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no unpublished data from this study.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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