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Many kids don’t need CT scan for minor head injury, UCD study says
By Anna Tong

 A significant portion of children with seemingly minor head trauma do not need a CT scan, a UC Davis study released Monday has concluded. “A lot of times parents go in with their kids and they’re expecting a CT scan,” said Dr. Sandra Gorges, the study’s co-author. “That’s not necessarily a good thing. You need to stop and think, ‘Is this going to help me?’ “

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