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Is cervical spine protection always necessary following penetrating neck injury?

This short cut review in the Best Bets format attempted to answer the question: “is cervical spine protection always necessary following penetrating neck injury?” From the available evidence they draw the following conclusions: In stab wounds to the neck (with … Continue reading

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Vehicle Rollover

Vehicle rollover as an indicator of mechanism of injury was investigated in a study examining accident databases and the medical literature. Only 2.4% of crashes involved rollovers but they accounted for one third of occupant deaths. Some facts on vehicle … Continue reading

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