Pedestrians injured by automobiles: Risk factors for cervical spine injuries

YANAR H. T., Demetriades D., Hatzizacharia P., Nomoto S., Salim A., Inaba K., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, vol.205, no.6, pp.794-799, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier


BACKGROUND: Diagnosis of cervical spine injuries (CSI) in multitrauma patients, especially in the presence of head trauma, can be difficult. Identification of risk factors associated with CSI can help avoid missed or delayed diagnosis.