No Mental Health Gains to Getting Cat Scans After Head Trauma


As is almost required by way of the overly-neurotic nature of being a parent, whenever a child experiences even the mildest of head trauma, parents immediately demand a cat scan or similar test to be conducted. Between possible mental health dangers, physical concerns and a lack of information being available on the potential problems with the machines involved in the tests, this was understandable.

Now, however, as described in the Fox News segment below, cat scans when they aren’t deemed absolutely necessary by the caring physician may be far more trouble than they are actually worth.

Details below.


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