Routine pelvic radiography in severe blunt trauma: is it necessary?

@article{Civil1988RoutinePR,
  title={Routine pelvic radiography in severe blunt trauma: is it necessary?},
  author={Ian D Civil and Steven E Ross and G Botehlo and Charles William Schwab},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={488-90}
}
To evaluate the hypothesis that all victims of severe blunt trauma require a pelvic radiograph, we prospectively studied all such patients admitted to the Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center during a seven-month period. All patients were classified as unconscious; impaired; awake, alert, and symptomatic; or alert, oriented, and asymptomatic for… CONTINUE READING