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Low Risk

Based on use of the Canadian C-Spine Rule, the cervical spine can be cleared without imaging. 

High Risk

Based on the Canadian C-spine Rule the patient is at high risk of cervical spine injury and may require imaging. 

High Risk

Based on the Canadian C-spine Rule the patient is at high risk of cervical spine injury and may require imaging. 

High Risk

Based on the Canadian C-spine Rule the patient is at high risk of cervical spine injury and may require imaging. 

High Risk

Based on the Canadian C-spine Rule the patient is at high risk of cervical spine injury and may require imaging. 

High Risk

Based on the Canadian C-spine Rule the patient is at high risk of cervical spine injury and may require imaging. 

About

Identifies trauma patients who may be cleared clinically for cervical spine fracture without imaging. 

Notes: 

Dangerous Mechanism

  • Fall from 3 ft or higher (e.g. 5 stairs)
  • Axial load injury
  • High speed MVC, rollover, ejection
  • Bicycle crash
  • Motorized recreational vehicle

Low Risk Factor

  • Sitting position in ED
  • Ambulatory since accident
  • Delayed onset of pain (not immediate neck pain)
  • No midline tenderness
  • Simple rear-end MVC