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Government Rule Designed to Limit CT Scans in ERs Is Unreliable, Invalid and Inaccurate, Says ACEP
Date:2/22/2012

," said Dr. Schuur. "There are not evidence-based guidelines addressing which older adults with headaches can safely be evaluated without a CT."

CMS plans to publish the data from measure OP-15 on their internet site Hospital Compare.

"This could have the unintended consequence of pressuring physicians not to order otherwise appropriate CT scans in order to bolster their hospitals' performance on the CMS measure," said David Seaberg, MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians.  "This has potential to put seniors – who are the most likely to have dangerous causes of headaches – at risk if serious conditions are missed."

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