Spinal Injury



  • Early rapid assessment and initial appropriate imaging are essential in spinal injury.

  • Cervical spine immobilisation is important to prevent further damage.

  • SCIWORA is a more likely diagnosis in children under 8 years of age.


Spinal Cord Injury Cervical Spine Vertebral Body Spinal Injury Cervical Spine Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineSt George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryKing’s College HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Emergency DepartmentSt Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK

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