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Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal:
doi: 10.1097/TME.0b013e3181b24eb1
Radiology Rounds

Introduction to Reading and Clearing Cervical Spines for Advanced Practice Nurses, Part II: C‐spine Injuries—Causes, Cases, and Treatments (Including CT Scan)

Ramirez, Elda PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP; Flarity, Kathleen ARNP, PhD, CEN, CFRN, FAEN

Section Editor(s): Ramirez, Elda PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Part I of this two-part series discussed the anatomy, radiographic reading, and clearing of the cervical spine for advanced practice nurses. Part II reviews the mechanisms of injury, pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, and patient management of the most common cervical spine injuries.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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