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Posts from the ‘spinal-immobilisation’ Category

spinal immobilization should be avoided in cases of ambulatory patients without a clear indication

Montana Horse Collar by Ryan Ziegler

Montana Horse Collar by Ryan Ziegler


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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 →

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The Prehospital Olympics

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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 the vertebral […]

via Episode 11: Gentle Patient Handling — phemcast

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

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No Compelling Reasons Left to Use Cervical Collars

 

The Day the Hard Collar Died – a tribute song

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Spinal Immobilization: Everything you know is Wrong

PHARM Podcast 128 : Are you going soft? with Dr Stephen Rashford

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Rationale for prehospital soft neck collar use

FOAM IS SOFT! image from foambymail.com

FOAM IS SOFT!
image from foambymail.com

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