Paediatric Cervical Spine Trauma

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As this module builds on the information from the Clinical Decision Rules (CDRs) module, it is important that you have completed it prior to commencing this module.

Duration: 120 minutes

Learning Outcomes

This module will answer the following questions:

  • What is cervical spine trauma?
  • How can clinical decision rules help to standardise pre-test risk evaluation of children with cervical spine trauma?
  • What clinical decision rules can help to determine pre-test risk of clinically important blunt cervical spine injury in paediatric patients with cervical spine trauma?
  • What else do you need to think about, other than pre-test probability of clinically important cervical spine injury, when you are considering performing diagnostic imaging in a patient with blunt cervical spine trauma?

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