MR Pediatric Trauma Quick Brain WO Neuro Protocol

Scan Notes:

  • Ordered for patients 0 -17 years of age who has mild to moderate head trauma
  • Scan time is approximately 5 minutes
  • You will need to check comments for the protocol.
  • Depending on the level of injury, a parent, RN, or physician must hold any patient that is not able to cooperate.
  • When calling for the patient, please ask for assistance to come with the patient.

Last updated: 5/29/2020
Charge as: Brain WO
Scanner preference: Any scanner
Coil: Head

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
SAG T2 SS TSE 4-5mm 1mm None 20-22cm Scalp to Scalp
AXIAL T2 SS TSE 4-5mm 1mm None 20-22cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
COR T2 SS TSE 4-5mm 1mm None 20-22cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2* GRE GRE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex