10 – Whiplash-associated disorders

@inproceedings{Ombregt201310W,
  title={10 – Whiplash-associated disorders},
  author={Ludwig Ombregt},
  year={2013}
}
Previous accounts used different terms – whiplash injury, hyperextension injury, acceleration injury, soft tissue neck injury, cervical strain, cervical sprain – to describe the lesion that may occur after and the consequences of a typical car accident: a rear-end motor vehicle collision. When a vehicle is struck from the rear, the occupants rarely have any warning and do not brace the muscles to prevent head movement. As a result, the body is propelled forwards and the neck hyperextends… CONTINUE READING

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