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Whole Body Computed Tomography in Patients with Multiple Minor Trauma: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: March 10, 2015
Project Number: RB0808-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the clinical benefits and harms of whole body computed tomography (WBCT) scanning in patients with multiple, minor trauma?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for WBCT scanning in patients with multiple, minor trauma?

Key Message

The literature search did not identify any relevant reports regarding the clinical effectiveness of WBCT in patients with multiple minor trauma.