Canadian C-spine rule and the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) for detecting clinically important cervical spine injury following blunt trauma

Bruno T. Saragiotto, Christopher G. Maher, Chung Wei Christine Lin, Arianne P. Verhagen, Stacy Goergen, Zoe A. Michaleff

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Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows: To describe and compare the diagnostic accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) to screen for clinically important cervical spine injury (CSI) in patients following blunt trauma.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD012989
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2018
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

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Nonpenetrating Wounds
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Routine Diagnostic Tests

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Canadian C-spine rule and the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) for detecting clinically important cervical spine injury following blunt trauma. / Saragiotto, Bruno T.; Maher, Christopher G.; Lin, Chung Wei Christine; Verhagen, Arianne P.; Goergen, Stacy; Michaleff, Zoe A.

In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol. 2018, No. 4, CD012989, 11.04.2018.

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