Dr. Kevin Yip

Dr Kevin Yip
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)

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Management of Cervical Spine Injuries

During competition, the sports medicine staff should be knowledgeable about available medical equipment, and they should make every effort to monitor play.

A visual image of the traumatic event can be useful in attempting to determine both the type and the severity of injury. Any player suspected of having sustained a serious spinal injury should receive immediate attention by the athletic trainer and/or team physician.

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