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Cervical dynamic screening in spinal clearance: now redundant.

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BACKGROUND: The safest and most effective method of early cervical spine clearance in unconscious patients is the subject of intense debate. We hypothesize that helical computed tomography (CT) is a sufficiently sensitive investigation to render dynamic screening redundant. METHOD: We retrospectively reviewed the records of 839 trauma patients admitted to the intensive care unit under the orthopedic surgeons from April 1994 to September 2004. Our protocol for cervical spinal clearance in the...

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Journal:
The Journal of trauma
Volume:
61
Issue:
5
Pages:
1171-1177
Publication date:
2006-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1529-8809
ISSN:
0022-5282
URN:
uuid:8d5bf199-ea7d-4666-b6c8-eadbbef05e9a
Source identifiers:
108381
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pubs:108381

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