The Norwegian guidelines for spinal immobilisation 2017

The Norwegian guidelines for spinal immobilisation were recently published in SJTREM. (Open Access) Our involvement with the development of these started back in 2013 and 2014, when we published some posts that were highly critical of the dominating doctrine of extremely liberal … Continue reading → via NORWEGIAN GUIDELINES —


Gentle patient handling

The paper we mentioned by Jonathan Benger and Jules Blackham can be accessed here: https://sjtrem.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1757-7241-17-44 Stable versus unstable spinal injury The location of an injury and involvement of different structures defines the stability of a spinal injury. Anterior column: anterior longitudinal ligament and the anterior half of the vertebral body/disc. Middle column: posterior half of… Continue Reading


PHARM Podcast 141 Dr StrangleLove or:How I learned to stop worrying and love the soft collar

Hey @QldAmbulance . We are not alone ! https://t.co/nj3lGMzFkt pic.twitter.com/VFuwAcmwTP — Minh Le Cong (@ketaminh) June 9, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Sometimes I think folks believe @QldAmbulance just acted alone on ditching hard collar . Not true at all . Read on pic.twitter.com/vIFF38SII5 — Minh Le Cong (@ketaminh) June 8, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js