ALGORITHMWestern Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma Cervical spine clearance in trauma patientsCiesla, David J. MD; Shatz, David V. MD; Moore, Ernest E. MD; Sava, Jack MD; Martin, Matthew J. MD; Brown, Carlos V.R. MD; Alam, Hasan B. MD; Vercruysse, Gary A. MD; Brasel, Karen J. MD; Inaba, Kenji MD for the Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma CommitteeAuthor Information From the Department of Surgery (D.J.C.), Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; Department of Surgery (D.V.S.), University of California-Davis, Sacramento, California; Department of Surgery (E.E.M.), University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado; Department of Surgery (J.S.), Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC; Department of Surgery (M.J.M.), Scripps Medical Center, San Diego, California; Department of Surgery (C.V.R.B.), Dell Seton Medical Center at University of Texas, Austin, Texas; Department of Surgery (H.B.A., G.A.V.), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Department of Surgery (K.J.B.), Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon; Department of Surgery (K.I.), University of Southern California Los Angeles, California. Submitted: March 14, 2019, Revised: September 27, 2019, Accepted: October 2, 2019, Published online: October 29, 2019. This study was presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association, February 25 to March 2, 2018, in Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia, Canada. Address for reprints: David J. Ciesla, MD, University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital, 1 Tampa General Cir, G417, Tampa, FL 33606; email: email@example.com. Online date: October 30, 2019 Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: February 2020 - Volume 88 - Issue 2 - p 352-354 doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002520 Buy Metrics © 2020 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.