Radiographic Assessment : Neurosurgery

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CHAPTER 5

Radiographic Assessment

Ryken, Timothy C. MD, MS*; Hadley, Mark N. MD; Walters, Beverly C. MD, MSc, FRCSC‡,§; Aarabi, Bizhan MD, FRCSC; Dhall, Sanjay S. MD; Gelb, Daniel E. MD#; Hurlbert, R. John MD, PhD, FRCSC**; Rozzelle, Curtis J. MD‡‡; Theodore, Nicholas MD§§

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Neurosurgery 72():p 54-72, March 2013. | DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318276edee

Abstract

ABBREVIATIONS: 

CCR, Canadian C-Spine Rule

CCT, cervical computed tomography

CSR, cervical spine radiographs

EAST, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

NEXUS, National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study Group

NLC, NEXUS low risk category

NPV, negative predictive value

PPV, positive predictive value

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