Missed cervical spine injuries: a national survey of the practice of evaluation of the cervical spine in confused and comatose patients.
Boszczyk, B. M.
Stokes, Oliver M.
JournalThe bone & joint journal
PublisherBritish Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Journal
RightsArchived with thanks to The Bone & Joint Journal
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Identifying cervical spine injuries in confused or comatose patients with multiple injuries provides a diagnostic challenge. Our aim was to investigate the protocols which are used for the clearance of the cervical spine in these patients in English hospitals.