Cervical spine fracture dislocation

Kevin R. O'Neill, Jesse Bible, Clinton James Devin

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Abstract

MJ is a 43-year-old female who presents to the emergency department after a fall from a standing height. On presentation, the patient complains of severe neck pain and bilateral upper and lower extremity weakness. Her primary survey demonstrates a clear airway and hemodynamic stability. She denies any LOC and maintains a GCS of 15. Her secondary survey is negative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOrthopedic Traumatology
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages41-53
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781461435112
ISBN (Print)9781461435105
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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    O'Neill, K. R., Bible, J., & Devin, C. J. (2013). Cervical spine fracture dislocation. In Orthopedic Traumatology: An Evidence-Based Approach (pp. 41-53). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3511-2_3