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Trauma to the cervical spine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  513404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ninety-one patients with cervical injuries treated at the Geisinger Medical Center Emergency Department were reviewed. Most injuries were bony injuries with no evidence of cord injury. Of the 43 cases with cord injury, 56% had partial cord injuries and 44% had complete cord injuries. Clinical presentations of these patients were reviewed. A basic outline of management is discussed.
D J Dula
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JACEP     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0361-1124     ISO Abbreviation:  JACEP     Publication Date:  1979 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-02-28     Completed Date:  1980-02-28     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0317011     Medline TA:  JACEP     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  504-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cervical Vertebrae / injuries*
Child, Preschool
Emergency Service, Hospital
Fractures, Bone / epidemiology,  therapy
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Spinal Cord Injuries / epidemiology*,  therapy

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