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Clinical performance of NICE recommendations versus NCWFNS proposal in patients with mild head injury

Clinical performance of NICE recommendations versus NCWFNS proposal in patients with mild head injury

Journal of Neurotrauma 22(12): 1419-1427

Recommendations on treatment of patients with head injury were recently proposed by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). We tested the clinical performance of NICE variables versus the proposal of the Neurotraumatology Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (NCWFNS). Over a 5-year period, the clinical data of 7,955 adolescent and adult patients with mild head injury were prospectively collected and patients were managed according to the NCWFNS proposal.

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PMID: 16379580

DOI: 10.1089/neu.2005.22.1419

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