oa South African Medical Journal - A plea for routine radiographic examination of the cervical spine after head injury
|Article Title||A plea for routine radiographic examination of the cervical spine after head injury|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Radiology, Conradie Hospital, Pinelands, CP|
|Publication Date||Jun 1977|
|Pages||885 - 887|
|Keyword(s)||Cervical spine, Head injury, Orthopaedics, Radiology and Routine radiographic examination|
Patients with unrecognized fractures of the cervical spine associated with head injuries run the risk of developing spinal cord compression and paralysis while undergoing treatment.
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