Halo immobilization brace care: an innovative approach.


The halo brace has presented the neuroscience nurse with a new challenge in the care of victims of cervical spine trauma. In a review of 147 patients admitted to the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) with cervical fractures and/or instability during an 18-month period, the halo brace was an integral part of the treatment regimen in 71% of the cases. A… (More)


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