Spinal Trauma


Spinal Trauma, Spinal Injury, Spinal Cord Trauma, Acute Spine Injury, Spinal Cord Injury

  • Epidemiology
  1. Incidence Spinal Cord Injury: 17,000 per year in U.S.
  • Precautions
  1. Early recognition of Spinal Cord Injury is critical to reducing morbidity and mortality
  • Management
  • Chronic
  1. See Spine Injured Patient
  • References
  1. Rodriguez, Winger, Poulo and Glunk (2023) Crit Dec Emerg Med 37(3): 23-9