Clinical decision rules list

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Background

Clinical decision rules are used in the emergency department to improve diagnosis or decrease unneeded clinical testing [1]

Rules

Trauma

Head Trauma

Blunt neck trauma/Cervical spine clearance

Thoracic trauma

Ottawa Rules

CV/Pulm

PE Rules

Syncope

Chest pain/ACS

Atrial fibrillation (main)

  • [[CHA2DS2_VASc score]]

Pulmonology

Pneumonia

Abdominal

Appendicitis

Neurology

Transient ischemic attack

Endocrine

Thyrotoxicosis

Infectious Disease

Septic arthritis of the hip (peds)

Toxicology

Acetaminophen toxicity

Derm

Necrotizing Fasciitis

References

  1. Green SM, Schriger DL, Yealy DM. Methodologic standards for interpreting clinical decision rules in emergency medicine: 2014 update. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Sep;64(3):286-91.