TITLE

An evaluation of the effects of semirigid cervical collars in patients with severe closed head

AUTHOR(S)
Chendrasekhar, Akella; Moorman, Donald W.; Timberlake, Gregory A.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p604
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the incidence of cervical collar related decubiti in patients with severe closed head injury (SCHI). Effectiveness of fluoroscopy in clearing the cervical spine of patients; Correlations between duration of cervical collar placement and development of decubiti.
ACCESSION #
808463

 

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