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New Guidelines for the Management of Acute Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injury

May 15, 2013
Spine
By: 
Nathaniel P. Brooks, MD
Source: 
http://journals.lww.com/neurosurgery/toc/2013/03002

The cervical spine is vulnerable because of its anatomical mobility and complexity. These features also make cervical trauma management difficult and nuanced. Management decisions are made with the aid of experience, evidence and patient input. In order to improve our...

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