Robert Dionisio

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STUDY DESIGN Observational, cross-sectional. OBJECTIVE To evaluate cervical spine clearance protocols in level 1 trauma centers in the United States. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Cervical spine clearance protocols were developed to prevent missed injuries that could result in neurological deficits. The degree of incorporation of evidence-based guidelines(More)
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Cervical spine clearance protocols were developed to standardize the clearance of the cervical spine after blunt trauma and prevent secondary neurologic injuries. The degree of incorporation of evidence-based guidelines into protocols at trauma centers in California is unknown. PURPOSE To evaluate the cervical spine clearance protocols(More)
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