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