Table 1

Research question according to PICO criteria

PopulationGeriatric patient ≥65 years of age, ground level fall (GLF), fall from: standing position (including snow/ice), low furniture, being carried or supported by a second person, wheel chair, stairs (up to 1 m height), minor trauma/injury, low energy trauma. (Fulfilled if ≥80% of eligible patients met the criteria)
InterventionCT, whole body CT, full body CT, computed axial tomography (CAT scan), computer aided tomography, positron emission tomography (PET), single-photon emission CT (SPECT), specifically of: torso, ribs, abdomen, spine, pelvis
ComparisonNo measure or any but CT; in the same region as the intervention
  • PICO, Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome.