Indications for Head CT before LP
 - Signs of Increased ...
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Indications for Head CT before LP
 - Signs of Increased ICP (i.e. papilledema) 
 - History of CNS Disease (i.e. CVA) 
 - Changed Consciousness (i.e. inability to answer 2 consecutive questions or follow to consecutive commands correctly) 
 - Immunosuppression 
 - Focal Neurologic Deficit 
 - New Onset Seizure (i.e. < 1 week before presentation) 
 - Suspected SAH 


- Salim R. Rezaie, MD

@srrezaie


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Salim R. Rezaie, MD
@srrezaie
The creator and founder of REBEL EM and REBEL Cast, a free, critical appraisal blog and podcast that try to cut down knowledge translation time of research to bedside clinical practice. rebelem.com | https://twitter.com/srrezaie
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