A national survey of clinical practice for the management of whiplash-associated disorders in UK emergency departments.
OBJECTIVE: To undertake a national survey to determine current practice for the management of whiplash injuries in UK emergency departments (ED). METHODS: Postal questionnaire survey. 316 lead consultants from all UK ED with annual new attendances of over 50 000 people were asked to indicate the use of a range of treatments and the frequency with which these treatments were used. Samples of written advice were requested and content analysis was conducted and compared with survey responses. R...Expand abstract
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