A case of impressive neurologic recovery after a complete cervical spinal cord injury is presented. The importance of prehospital recognition and immobilization and prompt management of cervical spine injuries is emphasized. Full reduction of the fracture-dislocation of C3 on C4 was accomplished 90 minutes postinjury.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care|
|State||Published - Apr 1987|