Update Course Rewind: Cervical Spine Clearance 2019

Cervical spine clearance in the pediatric trauma patient can be difficult – especially in those patients less than 3 years old. That’s why Dr. Meera Kotagal reviewed the C-spine literature and recommendations during our 2019 Pediatric Surgery Update Course. Mark your calendars for the next meeting on August 27th, 2021. 

Clinical clearance of the cervical spine in blunt trauma patients younger than 3 years: a multi-center study of the american association for the surgery of trauma

Trauma association of Canada Pediatric Subcommittee National Pediatric Cervical Spine Evaluation Pathway: consensus guidelines