SCGH Cervical Spine Injury Investigation Guideline

 

This guideline is designed to assist in the appropriate investigation and disposition of patients with suspected cervical spine injuries within the SCGH ED

 
 
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Here is the Diagnostic Imaging Pathway for imaging in Cervical Spine Injury from the WA DOH (this incorporates the Nexus Criteria and Canadian C-Spine Rules):

 
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Other Resources:

 
 

Date implemented – 1/2015
Review date – 1/2018
Author – Peter Allely (with input from Radiology & Orthopaedics)

 
 

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