History and physical exam predictors of intracranial injury in the elderly fall patient: A prospective multicenter study.

Affiliation

St. Luke's University Health Network, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bethlehem, PA, United States of America. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

A prior single-center study demonstrated historical and exam features predicting intracranial injury (ICI) in geriatric patients with low-risk falls. We sought to prospectively validate these findings in a multicenter population.

Keywords

Geriatric trauma,Head trauma,Intracranial injury,Neuroimaging in trauma,

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