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

SCGH Cervical Spine Injury Pathway v 0.4 vsd
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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Date implemented – 1/2015
Review date – 1/2018
Author – Peter Allely (with input from Radiology & Orthopaedics)

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Dr James Wheeler

Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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