Recommendations for evaluation of the acutely injured cervical spine: A clinical radiologic algorithm

Lee R. Wales, Robert K Knopp, Michael S. Morishima

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Abstract

A clinical radiologic algorithm is presented for the evaluation of the acutely injured cervical spine. Available radiologic techniques are described. An attempt is made to match the clinical indicators of injury to the appropriate level of radiologic investigation, thus maximizing the efficacy of the work-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)422-428
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Emergency Medicine
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

Keywords

  • algorithm, radiology, spinal cord injury
  • injury, spinal cord, radiological evaluation, algorithm
  • spinal cord injury, algorithm, radiology

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