Trauma Imaging Guidelines

Update 2020/2017

2020-04-28

SWEDISH NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR TRAUMA -CT/WBCT-T March 2020

Within a Swedish trauma care improvement project, national guidelines for WBCT-T (Whole Body CT for Trauma), are developed and presented in March 2020. The authors, coming from different disciplines, have developed guidelines that are as evidence-based as possible, but also, based on experience and best practice. The document states today´s best practice for a Swedish setting but has no legal status.

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INJURY GRADING SCALES - update March 2020

Swedish WBCT-T guidelines recommends injury grading for spleen, liver, kidneys and carotid/vertebral arteries. Here is an updated version including new radiological scaling.

IMAGING OF PENETRATING TRAUMA/MASS CASUALTIES

-Report from NORDTER´s consensus meeting Oct 2017

We invited international and Nordic multidisciplinary expertise for guidance through the evidence in the literature, and summoned Nordic representatives for surgery, vascular surgery and trauma & interventional radiology. We scrutinized surgical and radiological routines and now present these evidence-based recommendations for the Nordic trauma scene.

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Last update: 2020-11-20