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Probabilities of Blackmore et al for a Cervical Spine Injury in a Trauma Patient

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Blackmore et al used a number of clinical findings to predict the risk of significant cervical spine injury in a trauma patient. These can help determine if imaging studies of the cervical spine are indicated. The authors are from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Washington in Seattle.

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