Editorial: Cervical clearance

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Please include this information when citing this paper: published online May 27, 2011; DOI: 10.3171/2011.2.JNS102121.

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    Como JJDiaz JJDunham CMChiu WCDuane TMCapella JM: Practice management guidelines for identification of cervical spine injuries following trauma: update from the eastern association for the surgery of trauma practice management guidelines committee. J Trauma 67:6516592009

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
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    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 4

    Morris CGMcCoy EPLavery GG: Spinal immobilisation for unconscious patients with multiple injuries. BMJ 329:4954992004. (Errata in BMJ 329:673 2004; BMJ 329:773 2004)

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 5

    Padayachee LCooper DJIrons SAckland HMThomson KRosenfeld J: Cervical spine clearance in unconscious traumatic brain injury patients: dynamic flexion-extension fluoroscopy versus computed tomography with three-dimensional reconstruction. J Trauma 60:3413452006

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation

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