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Clinical Evaluation of Head Injuries-On-the-Field Evaluation

The initial on-the-field evaluation is directed toward assessing the levels of consciousness and of associated injuries, particularly cervical spine trauma. The medical personnel must first assess the patient’s airway, breathing, and circulation (i.e., ABCs).

If the patient is unconscious, the initial respondent must assume that an associated cervical spine injury has occurred, and the neck […]

Head injuries

Head injuries Head injuries occur in most sports, particularly in contact sports and in riders, downhill skiers, and boxers. There is also a risk of injury when heading a soccer ball, especially if faulty technique is used. A kicked ball in flight can reach a speed of 100 km/h (60 mph) and weigh about 450 […]

Whiplash Injury

After a motor vehicle accident; many patients have symptoms such as neck pain which may present directly after the injury or delay for several days. They have suffered from whiplash injury which is a soft tissue injury to the neck. It is characterized by a collection of symptoms that occur following damage to the neck, […]