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Bony Injuries (Fractures) & Dislocation of the Spine
[OCOSH Code: D013124 262521009 S12-S34 WI_BI_SI]

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Spinal Dislocations (3)
Internet resources relating to Spinal Dislocations and Fracture/Dislocations
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Injuries"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code S13 Dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments at neck level
S23 Dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of thorax
S33 Dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lumbar spine and pelvis
SNOMED-CT Term Dislocation of joint of spine (disorder) Concept ID: 263013004
Synonyms - Dislocated vertebra
Dislocation of joint of spine (disorder)
Spine dislocation
OCOSH Code: D013124 263013004 S13 S23 S33 WI_BI_SI_DFD
Spinal Fractures (63)
Internet reources relating to Spinal Fractures; broken bones in the vertebral column.
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Fractures"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code S12 Fracture of neck
S22.0 Fracture of thoracic vertebra
S32 Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis
SNOMED-CT Term Fracture of vertebral column (disorder) Concept ID: 50448004
Synonyms - Fracture of vertebral column
Fracture of spine
Spinal fracture
Fracture of vertebral column (disorder)
Fracture of spinal vertebra
Fracture of vertebra
Fractured spine
OCOSH Code: D016103 50448004 S12 S22.0 S32 WI_BI_SI_F

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Clearing the Cervical Spine Without Imaging Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/727148

Clearing the Cervical Spine Without Imaging Joseph R. Lex, Jr., MD
Discussion of the Nexus and Canadian C-Spine rules for clearing the cervical spine without radiography.
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Prevalence of Associated Injuries of Spinal Trauma and Their Effect on Medical Utilization Among Hospitalized Adult Subjects

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/9/137/abstract

A Nationwide Data-based Study
Results There were 51,641 cases enrolled. In general, hospitalized acute spinal trauma subjects stayed in hospital for 8.5+/-8.8 days and incurred a cost of $1,360+/-2,520 during 2000-2003 in Taiwan; 27.6% of the enrolled subjects suffered from neurological deficit, but only 17.3% underwent a surgical procedure for spinal injury....
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