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Spinal injury 

Spinal injury
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Spinal injury
Author(s):

Jason Smith

, Ian Greaves

, and Keith M Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199543328.003.0011
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date: 19 September 2019

Spinal injury 164

Pathophysiology of spinal cord injury 172

Principles of treatment of spinal injuries 174

Investigations 178

Emergency interventions 182

Definitive treatment options 184

Clearing the cervical spine 186

Transfer of patients with spinal injuries 188

Classification of vertebral fractures 188

Specific spinal injuries by region ...

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