Abstract:The present study was aimed at proposing a systematic evaluation of cranial computed
tomography, identifying the main aspects to be analyzed in order to facilitate the
decision making process regarding diagnosis and management in emergency settings. The
present descriptive study comprised a literature review at the following databases:
Access Medicine and Access Emergency Medicine (McGraw- Hill Education); British
Medical Journal Evidence Center; UptoDate; Bireme; PubMed; Lilacs; SciELO; ProQuest;
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