Published in Drug Law Weekly, August 5th, 2008
"Optimal method for excluding cervical spine injury in obtunded trauma patients remains controversial. Trauma centers show marked variation in spine clearance protocols. We reviewed medical records of consecutive obtunded blunt trauma victims admitted over 2 years to a level 1 trauma center and selected patients who had CT imaging of the cervical spine during their initial emergency room evaluation. We excluded patients in whom this study identified an...
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