Neurologic recovery following rapid spinal realignment for complete cervical spinal cord injury

Douglas D. Brunette, Gaylan L. Rockswold

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-447
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1987

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