Head, Neck & Back Injury [Case #2]
At present the patient is triple immobilised on the trolley and reporting neck pain.
Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:
What are the Nexus low risk criteria?
What are the high risk criteria from the Canadian C-spine rules?
What are the indications for CT of the C-spine?
If all imaging is normal (including a CT) but there is still pain what is the next step?
Everything comes back normal and you diagnose whiplash, what advice would you give before discharge?
What is SCIWORA?