C-spine Injuries in Children

A video presentation by Mercedes Blackstone, MD, on C-spine injuries in children, from the CHOP Medical Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, June 12-21, 2014.

At the end of this session the learner will be able to: ‬‬

  • ‪Describe the epidemiology of c-spine fractures in children‬‬
  • List the anatomical differences that lead to higher c-spine injuries in young children‬‬
  • Discuss the indications for cervical spine imaging in pediatric neck trauma‬‬
  • Outline an approach to interpreting c-spine radiographs

Related Centers and Programs: CHOP Online Pediatric Education Network (OPEN), Emergency Medicine