Spinal Immobilization: Treatment or Injury?

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Spinal Immobilization: Treatment or Injury?

Are we really sure that all trauma patients require a complete spinal immobilization? Early studies had attributed pre-hospital neurological deterioration to a failure to immobilize the spine. However, other more recent studies did not support this link.


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